Curse and complain

lament
(v)
lǝ-MENT
Meaning

grieve; express sorrow over something

1st Sample Sentence

Every day there are new books and articles that lament the death of poetry, and yet every day there are also new books of poetry.

Root

lamentum (a wailing) (Latin)

Mnemonics

lament. We express sorrow if a great movie has a lame (lam) end (ent). lament = l [amen] t => we lament the death by saying 'amen'

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