Express great regret, disappointment, or bitterness over (something): he bewailed the fact that heart trouble had slowed him down
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- Landlords and administrators complained, contesting the legality of the takeover, bewailing deforestation, and, most interestingly, arguing that the latter caused dangerous soil erosion.
- The filmmaker bewails the attitude of the educated sections towards serious films.
- She bewails the fact that the street's turned so quiet since it's been pedestrianised.
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