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commiserate
used in The Merchant of Venice

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to feel or express sympathy or compassion for another
  • ...And where thou now exacts the penalty,— Which is a pound of this poor merchant's flesh,— Thou wilt not only loose the forfeiture, But, touch'd with human gentleness and love, Forgive a moiety of the principal, Glancing an eye of pity on his losses, That have of late so huddled on his back, Enow to press a royal merchant down, And pluck commiseration of his state From brassy bosoms and rough hearts of flint, From stubborn Turks and Tartars, never train'd To offices of tender courtesy.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — Venice. A court of justice (7% in)

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