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buh reft

  • s  unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love
  • s  sorrowful through loss or deprivation
    bereft of hope

  • He discovered physics at 14, when he was left bereft by the death of his cherished older brother Giulio during minor throat surgery.
  • After ruling the nation for most of the past half-century, the LDP is clearly out of touch, bereft of ideas and discredited by countless scandals.
  • In Unfaceable the killer revealed fairly early in the proceedings, so I'm not spoiling much is a young man (played by Joseph Cross) bereft over his father's suicide, and .
News & Articles

  • Discoveries: Beat generation lives in San Francisco museum
    SAN FRANCISCO – I sported no requisite pointy Van Dyke beard; no facial hair at all, in fact. I was bereft of a beret, left my cool shades in the car's glove compartment and wore running shoes instead of authentic huarache sandals.
    June 13, 2013 - The Sacramento Bee

  • Ninoy Aquino in AFP
    The first order of business will be for everybody (in the cabinet) to review their particular areas of concern,Aquino said Tuesday. "We will have to study the lay of the land, study what the conditions are bereft of political spin."
  • chairman Prachanda in AFP
    It is useless for us to stay in the government if we, bereft of support, fail to work as per the aspirations of the people,Prachanda told reporters.
  • Takis in Vancouver Sun
    What I'm really worried about is that you have a culture totally bereft of entrepreneurial ideas,said Takis Michas, a prominent Greek journalist and longtime critic of what he has called "the last Marxist state in Europe."

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