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lament
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The Hobbit
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  • ...and down the wind came the voices of the people of Esgaroth lamenting their lost town and goods and ruined houses.
  • "O! why did we not remember Beorn’s advice, and Gandalf’s!" he lamented.
  • They were still standing over him, cursing their ill luck, and Bombur’s clumsiness, and lamenting the loss of the boat which made it impossible for them to go back and look for the hart, when they became aware of the dim blowing of horns in the wood and the sound as of dogs baying far off.

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  • She lamented the loss.
  • We lamented our sad circumstances.

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