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plaintive
used in The Killer Angels

3 uses
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Definition
expressing sadness — sometimes with a plea for help
  • His eyes closed; his voice was plaintive.
    2.4 — Day 2 Chapter 4 (84% in)
  • Cullen said gloomily, plaintively, "He ought to go to sleep.
    2.5 — Day 2 Chapter 5 (5% in)
  • After a moment he said, almost plaintively, "I've lost Dorsey Pender.
    2.5 — Day 2 Chapter 5 (42% in)

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