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  • r  in a plaintive manner
    the last note of the song rang out plaintively

  • Pending an appeal, O'Malley stayed mum on renewal of his Coliseum lease (which expires next year), observed plaintively that "our timetable is completely out the window.
  • All the while, U Nu plaintively talked of retiring to a Buddhist monastery to meditate and write, and for two years his written resignation has been in the hands of Burma's ruling .
  • Daniel Akaka of Hawaii plaintively asked about the utility of negotiations with Iran.
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  • Edward Snowden accuses Obama of 'deception'
    Edward Snowden, in a statement on WikiLeaks, says President Obama has pressured other nations to reject him, thus punishing him by leaving him 'stateless.' MOSCOW — Edward Snowden plaintively appealed Monday from his diplomatic limbo in Moscow for relief from what he described as President Obama's use of "deception" and the "bad tools of political aggression" in pressuring other countries to ...
    July 2, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

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