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The dict-ified word of the day is repine

| source : web1913 | Repine \Re*pine"\ (r?-p?n"), v. i. [Pref. re- + pine to languish.] 1. To fail; to wane. [Obs.] ``Reppening courage yields no foot to foe.'' --Spenser. 2. To continue pining; to feel inward discontent which preys on the spirits; to indulge in envy or complaint; to murmur. But Lachesis thereat gan to repine. --Spenser. What if the head, the eye, or ear repined To serve mere engines to the ruling mind? --Pope. | source : web1913 | Repine \Re*pine"\, n. Vexation; mortification. [Obs.] --Shak. | source : wn | repine v : express discontent

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