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Word: dolorous

Definition: sorrowful; N. dolor


Sentences Containing 'dolorous'

``From this prison here of horror, whence I every hour tend nearer and nearer to destruction, I send you, Monsieur heretofore the Marquis, the assurance of my dolorous and unhappy service.

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