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To bewail the loss of a person we love is a happiness compared with the necessity of living with one we hate.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
Do you remember how those poor girls used to bewail the restrictions to their reading?
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
It is better to drop a tear over the inconsistency of human nature, and to bewail those infirmities which cannot be justified.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
Three days afterwards he sailed from the port of the Holy Cross, leaving crowds of the natives to bewail the loss of their chiefs.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
And now that God has granted my prayer, I bewail His way of doing it.
WE TENLYDA FARRINGTON KRAUS
Now they shout and cheer, now they lament and bewail, as loud as they can.
GERMAN CULTURE PAST AND PRESENTERNEST BELFORT BAX
Was there in that hacienda, where he was hourly expected, one who would bewail it?
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
Think only of yourself, and those who might bewail your death.
THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
Now it happened that Osmo, the Bear, had just lost his wife and was out looking for some one to bewail her death.
MIGHTY MIKKOPARKER FILLMORE
This time the dried meat was gone, and all the women did nothing but bewail their misfortunes.
RED HUNTERS AND THE ANIMAL PEOPLECHARLES A. EASTMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEWAIL

  • abhor
  • be against
  • bemoan
  • bewail
  • carry on
  • censure
  • complain
  • cry
  • denounce
  • deprecate
  • disapprove of
  • eat one's heart out
  • grieve for
  • hate
  • hurt
  • lament
  • moan
  • mourn
  • object to
  • repent
  • rue
  • sing the blues
  • sorrow over
  • take on
  • weep
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