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  • r  in an unfortunate or deplorable manner

  • More often, as lamentably illustrated in three novels published last week, they simply degenerate into glossolaliac gibberish.
  • In his unique blend of fiscal conservatism and social liberalism, Arnold Schwarzenegger is a genuinely new kind of politician, one that both parties have lamentably failed to .
  • Wimbledon's tennis fathers knew him by reputation: a dangerous player in the indoor game, sometimes lamentably given to clowning, kicking the ball and glowering at umpires.
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  • Melissa McCarthy Feels Bad For Hateful Rex Reed
    Melissa McCarthy’s weight often, and lamentably, supersedes her talent and comedic ability in coverage of the star, and Rex Reed’s body shaming attack on the actress earlier this year was a strong example of that. In a review, Reed said Melissa McCarthy was “tractor sized,” and added that she was “a gimmick comedian who has devoted [...] Melissa McCarthy Feels Bad For Hateful Rex Reed is a post ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Inquisitr

  • Martin Luther King in Arizona Daily Wildcat
    To that accusation, Marcos often quotes Martin Luther King Jr. In his Letter from Birmingham Jail, King wrote: "Lamentably, it is an historical fact that privileged groups seldom give up their privileges voluntarily."
  • Rafael Correa in Washington Post
    Correa said Uribe should have shown "some gesture of grace" by suspending the fumigation, but said, "lamentably, we did not get a positive response."
  • Navanethem Pillay in United Press International
    Pillay said implementation of the Durban Declaration and Program of Action "still lags sorely and lamentably behind the solemn commitments that states pledged to fulfill seven years ago."

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