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deplore
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
strongly dislike or regret
  • Mrs. Corney shook her head mournfully, as if deploring the mental blindness of those paupers who did not know it; and thrusting a silver spoon (private property) into the inmost recesses of a two-ounce tin tea-caddy, proceeded to make the tea.
    Chapter 23 — Which Contains the Substance of a Pleasant Conversation.... (12% in)
  • After completely exhausting herself, she stopped to take breath: and, as if suddenly recollecting herself, and deploring her inability to do something she was bent upon, wrung her hands, and burst into tears.
    Chapter 39 — Introduces Some Respectable Characters with Whom the.... (66% in)

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