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Word: bemoan

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


Sentences Containing 'bemoan'

But the trouble flared up once again with Van Rossem and his flamboyancy as he had been quoted in the press as saying he was attempting to attract top drivers to the team and was in the process of investing US$40 million into Porsche's F1 engine project, while in reality and behind closed doors, Van Rossem was beginning to bemoan the cost of running a Formula One team and was even rumoured to be reluctant to pay the team's bills.
Dawn starts to bemoan that no one seems to notice her ("Dawn's Lament"), but is seized by minions of Sweet (Hinton Battle), a zoot suit-wearing, tap-dancing, singing demon.
The antonym is to bemoan by wringing of the hands.

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