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Word: commiserate

Definition: feel or express pity or sympathy for


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::: paean - song of praise or joy; Ex. paeans celebrating the victory
::: phalanx - formation of infantry carrying overlapping shields and long spears; group of men packed together (for attack or defense)
::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
::: indigence - poverty
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: surge - powerful movement of or like a wave; V.
::: plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy