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1. deplore

verb. ['dɪˈplɔr'] express strong disapproval of.

Synonyms

  • criticize
  • criticise
  • comminate
  • anathemise
  • knock
  • anathematise
  • pick apart
  • anathematize
  • execrate
  • accurse

Antonyms

  • bless
  • flatter
  • miss
  • love

Etymology

  • deplorare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Deplore

  • villasenor
  • espectador
  • cavalli-sfor
  • montemayor
  • montefiore
  • bensenyore
  • underscore
  • sotomayor
  • heretofore
  • guarantor
  • balthazor
  • armentor
  • postwar
  • longcor
  • livermore
  • hardcore
  • explore
  • antiwar
  • senor
  • roquemore
  • restore
  • prewar
  • paramore
  • outscore
  • noncore
  • jambor
  • implore
  • gilgore
  • cat-4
  • anymore

2. deplore

verb. ['dɪˈplɔr'] regret strongly.

Synonyms

  • sound off
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • quetch
  • plain
  • lament
  • bewail
  • bemoan

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • fancy
  • pretentious
  • complex

Etymology

  • deplorare (Latin)

Sentences with deplore


1. Verb, base form
Some visitors may deplore the sport as a bloody and cruel practice, while others adore the artful moves of the matadors and the rush that comes as the bulls charge down their enemies.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Keep your tone cordial and friendly at work, even with those people who may get under your skin or whose work habits you deplore.

3. Verb, past tense
The level of acidity in sodas can be quite high, and many dentists deplore its long-term effect on your teeth.

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