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lament
used in Arrowsmith

7 uses
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Definition
to express grief or regret
  • "My dear, my little girl!" he lamented.
    Chapter 6 (3% in)
  • He assembled the class, he lamented that any Winnemac Man could place a pancreas in a banker's hat, and he demanded that the criminal be manly enough to stand up and confess.
    Chapter 3 (20% in)
  • He said goodby, with lamentations and considerable beer; he found a room for Leora nearer to the hospital; and he emerged as Martin L. Arrowsmith, M.D., house physician in the Zenith General Hospital.
    Chapter 10 (99% in)
  • He crawled past her lamentations and the man's sorrow and drove home, empty of heart.
    Chapter 15 (80% in)
  • As he turned and turned in his hotel bed he lamented, "And probably the Sondelius lecture will be rotten.
    Chapter 17 (62% in)
  • "I should go to bed at midnight," he lamented, "but it is a cardinal sin to interrupt good talk.
    Chapter 17 (88% in)
  • Sondelius came to Martin lamenting, "Slim—if I may call you so, like Terry—I think you and your Gottlieb are right.
    Chapter 32 (78% in)

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