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rue1

 
 
pronunciation:
ru
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rued, rues, ruing
definition: to regret, repent of, or feel sorry about.
He made a very rash decision and now he rues it.
synonyms:
deplore, lament, mourn, regret, repent
similar words:
bemoan, bewail, grieve
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to be regretful or repentant; feel sorrow.
synonyms:
lament, repent
similar words:
bemoan, bewail, grieve, repine
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part of speech: noun
definition: regret or repentance.
synonyms:
compunction, contrition, penitence, regret, remorse, repentance
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