Thesaurus / lamentations

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He was not at all in the mood for lamentations from Miss Milton.

The CathedralSir Hugh Walpole

Shall we tell the lamentations that ensued when Miss Wardle found herself deserted by the faithless Jingle?

The Pickwick PapersCharles Dickens

Their ferocious disposition seemed only to delight in cries, groans, and lamentations.

Now all this time the periodic celebrations, the games, and lamentations, and songs would be assuming a more solemn character.

He sat musing for a while, then burst into sighs and lamentations.

Edgar HuntleyCharles Brockden Brown

Latona was about to go on, but Apollo interrupted her: "Cease your lamentations, mother; you only delay the punishment."

The next day, when they resumed the march, the shrieks and lamentations were more terrible than before.

My ears were accessible to no sounds but those of shrieks and lamentations.

Edgar HuntleyCharles Brockden Brown

Could the Naiads forsee what is to befall, how piteous would be their lamentations!

But that is well; we have no time to indulge in lamentations now.

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