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used to express sorrow or distress
  • Juliet's pitiful lament, "alas, poor Romeo, he is already dead!"

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The first known use of alas was in the 13th century

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“Alas.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alas. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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