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Perhaps the conspiracy-theorist running the show will come to the lamentable determination that no fraud was manifested in his review.
THE GREAT BAMBOO HUNT: ARIZONA’S BIZARRE VOTE-EXAMINATION EFFORT GETS MORE BIZARREPHILIP BUMPMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In fact, Monte Irvin had made a success of every affair in life with the lamentable exception of his marriage.
DOPESAX ROHMER
This station has been maintained for some years, at a lamentable expense of the lives and health of white missionaries.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
It seemed a lamentable thing that the King of Asturia should be so lost to all sense of his position.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
He wrote to his friends in England imploring, remonstrating, complaining of their lamentable want of public spirit.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The state of the Irish Church during the early years of Elizabeth was as lamentable as it is possible to conceive.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
So does Romont picture mens fingers pointing to the story of Charalois as a noteworthy and lamentable thing.
THE FATAL DOWRYPHILIP MASSINGER
The bishop emitted lamentable cries and essayed to resist the men who were dragging him into the donjon.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
The result of this expedition was one of the most fruitless and lamentable that has ever occurred in the history of warfare.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
Then he made a lamentable effort to deliver himself of fulminations after the manner of the Chief's grandiloquence.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
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WORDS RELATED TO LAMENTABLE

  • bawling
  • blubbering
  • blubbery
  • distressed
  • dolorous
  • in tears
  • lachrymose
  • lamentable
  • lamenting
  • moist
  • mournful
  • pathetic
  • pitiable
  • pitiful
  • poignant
  • sad
  • sniveling
  • sobbing
  • sorrowful
  • teary
  • watery
  • weeping
  • weepy
  • wet
  • whimpering
  • woeful
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