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deplore
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
strongly dislike or regret
  • He deplored the American's black coat and pepper-and-salt trousers, and spoke with a scornful shrug of his New England conscience.
    25-26 — Chapters 25-26 (87% in)
  • He felt shy with her and in his heart he resented her great beauty: she dressed more magnificently than became the wife of a hardworking surgeon; and the charming furniture of her house, the flowers among which she lived even in winter, suggested an extravagance which he deplored.
    5-6 — Chapters 5-6 (7% in)
  • He represented it to himself as deplorable, but he was anxious for details of the orgies which his fancy suggested to him.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (22% in)
  • His words showed a nice discrimination between the grossness of the vulgar, which he deplored but accepted, and the finer taste of the elect.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (56% in)

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