To better see all uses of the word
plaintive
in
Cyrano de Bergerac
please enable javascript.

plaintive
Used In
Cyrano de Bergerac
Go to Play Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • Play Old country airs with plaintive rhythm recurring, Where lurk sweet echoes of the dear home-voices, Each note of which calls like a little sister, Those airs slow, slow ascending, as the smoke-wreaths Rise from the hearthstones of our native hamlets, Their music strikes the ear like Gascon patois!

  • There are no more uses of "plaintive" in the play.


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

  • Go to more samples
Go to Play Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading