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synonyms for alas

  • dear
  • gee
  • oh
  • woe
  • dear me
  • too bad
  • woe is me
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How to use alas in a sentence

Alas, mon bon Monsieur, it goes from bad to worse,” sighed the old man.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
From a sense of justice, I hastened to remunerate those who had been deprived of their coign of vantage, but, alas!
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
For we have, alas, no means of finding out what the quantity of labor is and how it can be measured.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
And out of this thicket, alas, no two people ever emerge hand in hand in concord.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Alas, its colour was other than the deep chestnut bronze of Georgie Haggard's.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
But when the railway was opened from Portsmouth to Nine Elms in 1840, and did the journey in three hours, there were, alas!
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
But her story of the death of poor Bellairs, the man who had loved her, had convinced him that his suspicions were, alas!
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
In l. 87 I delete alas after him, which makes the line a whole foot too long, and is not required.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Jack is my favourite of all the loose fish I have known, and if ever I take up my place again—alas!
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
For my part, I know no more charming sight than those village dances, becoming, alas!
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
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WORDS RELATED TO ALAS

  • ah
  • ahem
  • alas
  • amen
  • boo
  • egad
  • er
  • exclamation
  • golly
  • hello
  • hey
  • hooray
  • huh
  • hurrah
  • jeepers
  • oh
  • oops
  • ouch
  • phew
  • phooey
  • pooh
  • psst
  • rah
  • shucks
  • ugh
  • um
  • whoopee
  • wow
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