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rue

noun

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rue

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rue

  1. to feel sorry or dissatisfied about I rue the day I agreed to this stupid plan Synonyms bemoan, deplore, lament, repent, regretRelated Words ache (for), bewail, grieve (for), mourn, sorrow (for)Near Antonyms delight (in), enjoy, relish, revel (in), savor (also savour)


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