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      vb   tr  
1    to express or feel sorrow about; lament; regret  
2    to express or feel strong disapproval of; censure  
     (C16: from Old French deplorer, from Latin deplorare to weep bitterly, from plorare to weep, lament)  
  deplorer      n  
  deploringly      adv  
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1    bemoan, bewail, grieve for, lament, mourn, regret, rue, sorrow over  
2    abhor, censure, condemn, denounce, deprecate, disapprove of, excoriate, object to, take a dim view of  

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