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plaintive
used in Of Mice and Men

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Definition
expressing sadness — sometimes with a plea for help
  • "I don't want no trouble," he said plaintively. "Don't let him sock me, George."
    p. 29.5
plaintively = in a pleading manner (almost begging)
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