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plaintive
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The Awakening
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  • It was a short, plaintive, minor strain.
  • The music grew strange and fantastic—turbulent, insistent, plaintive and soft with entreaty.

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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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