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as in sad
feeling unhappiness the visibly doleful players, heartbroken about their loss

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“Doleful.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/doleful. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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