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lament
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
to express grief or regret
  • But the little stream would not be comforted, and still kept telling its unintelligible secret of some very mournful mystery that had happened—or making a prophetic lamentation about something that was yet to happen—within the verge of the dismal forest.
    Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (87% in)

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