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plaintive
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "But I thought he liked me," she said plaintively.
  • "Me dad was no age ter go … nor were yer mum’ an’ dad, Harry …." Great fat tears oozed out of the corners of Hagrid’s crinkled eyes again; he grasped Harry’s arm and shook it "Bes’ wiz and witchard o’ their age … I never knew…. terrible thing …. terrible thing …" "And Odo the hero, they bore him back home To the place that he’d known as a lad," sang Slughorn plaintively.

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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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