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lament
used in Moby Dick

2 uses
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Definition
to express grief or regret
  • With loud lament the parents saw their child borne out of sight over the wide waters.
    Chapters 13-15 -- Wheelbarrow; Nantucket; Chowder (55% in)
  • It was but some few days after encountering the Frenchman, that a most significant event befell the most insignificant of the Pequod's crew; an event most lamentable; and which ended in providing the sometimes madly merry and predestinated craft with a living and ever accompanying prophecy of whatever shattered sequel might prove her own.
    Chapters 91-93 -- The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud; Ambergris; The Castaway (69% in)

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