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Commiserating their condition, he gave them one of their black companions.

The poor had a commiserating friend in her and the sick a tender nurse.

"I hope you are not sick, Washburn," I said, in commiserating tones.

She did, however, wake up to the fact that Coombe and Maiden were commiserating her.

Andrei Petrovitch talked to me in a sort of commiserating way.

Miss Verney's eyes fixed themselves on her in a commiserating stare.

And casting a commiserating glance at Viviana, she closed the door.

"He was a world of trouble to you, ma'am," said Mrs. Hubble, commiserating my sister.

"I was sorry to hear of your disappointment," added she, in a commiserating tone.

"I could see that you were commiserating me over my weakness," said Holmes, laughing.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin commiseratus, past participle of commiserari "to pity, bewail" (see commiseration). Related: Commiserated; commiserating. An Old English loan-translation of commiserate was efensargian.

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