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Word: bemoan

Definition: lament; moan for; express sorrow or disapproval of


More Vocab Words

::: pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
::: straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
::: rile - irritate; vex; muddy
::: nutrient - nourishing substance; ADJ: providing nourishment
::: revelry - boisterous merrymaking; V. revel: engage boisterous festivities; enjoy greatly; N: boisterous festivity or celebration
::: preclude - make impossible; prevent; exclude; eliminate
::: historic - important in history; Ex. historic battle
::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: sextant - navigation tool used to determine a ship's latitude and longitude (by measuring the altitudes of stars)
::: abide - dwell; abide by: comply with; put up with; tolerate; Ex. abide by the rules; Ex. I can't abide rude people.