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plaintive
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • His name, or rather a plaintive voice which essayed to pronounce his name, reached him.
  • "What, again?" she exclaimed, in so plaintive an accent that it seemed to stifle a sob; "really, you pain me."

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  • She asked in a plaintive voice.
  • "I don’t want no trouble," he said plaintively.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men

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