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Bewail Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    bewail v : regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits" [syn: deplore, lament, bemoan]
Bewail Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bewail \Be*wail"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bewailed; p. pr. & vb. n. Bewailing.] To express deep sorrow for, as by wailing; to lament; to wail over. Hath widowed and unchilded many a one, Which to this hour bewail the injury. --Shak. Syn: To bemoan; grieve. -- See Deplore.
Bewail Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bewail \Be*wail"\, v. i. To express grief; to lament. --Shak.
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    * There is no explanation for evil. It must be looked upon as a necessary part of the order of the universe. To ignore it is childish to bewail it senseless. - W. Somerset Maugham

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    • Parts makers bewail auto roadmap delay
      Auto parts manufacturers have warned the government that a further delay in the release of the proposed automotive roadmap will deter the entry of new vehicle assembly and parts production investments into the country, amid a market where imports are increasingly slashing the share of locally manufactured units. Read more on this news related to 'Bewail'
    • The Bristol Post commented Somserset villagers bewail the 'fast food takeover' of Backwell
      DESPITE being a small village in North Somerset, Backwell is quickly becoming something of a fast food mecca.Like other communities across the UK, the recession of recent years has taken its toll, with some shops being left empty.Many become charity shops, but in Backwell, which has a population of just 4,600, the number of fast food outlets is increasing at a rap Read more on this news related to 'Bewail'

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