AskDefine | Define bewail

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bewail v : regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits" [syn: deplore, lament, bemoan]

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  1. To wail over; to feel or express deep sorrow for

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be sorry for, bemoan, deplore, dirge, elegize, give sorrow words, grieve, keen, knell, lament, moan, mourn, regret, repine, rue, rue the day, sigh, sing the blues, sorrow, weep, weep over
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