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lament
used in Killing Kennedy

4 uses
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Definition
to express grief or regret
  • "I'd rather be called an aggressor than a bum," JFK laments.
    p. 57.2
  • In February 1960, thirteen months after Castro seized power, a CIA briefing to the National Security Council warned of the Soviet Union's "active support" for Castro, while also lamenting the disorganization of anti-Castro forces.
    p. 49.1
  • His one great lament is that his bad back prevents him from tossing young John into the air and catching him, a game the president's son loves.
    p. 105.9
  • "He was such a beautiful baby," the president laments to top aide Dave Powers.
    p. 197.8

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