Word of the Day – Bewail

By November 17, 2017Word of the Day

Bewail (verb)

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Express great regret, sadness, or disappointment about (something)

 

Example sentences

“Men bewail the rise of feminism as if equality is somehow oppressive to them.”

Word of the Day – Anathema

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Anathema (noun)

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Something or someone that one vehemently dislikes/ A strong curse.

Early 16th century: from ecclesiastical Latin, ‘excommunicated person, excommunication’, from Greek anathema ‘thing dedicated’, (later) ‘thing devoted to evil, accursed thing’, from anatithenai ‘to set up’.

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