blues

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Synonyms for blues

Synonyms for blues

a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century

a state of depression

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Tis night: now doth my longing break forth in me as a fountain,--for speech do I long.
Then would break forth an unavailing explosion of wrath on the part of certain of the partners, in the course of which they did not even spare Mr.
Therefore, on the day when this plan slowly and solitarily ripened, shall break forth, it will break forthwith all the conditions of success which always accompany an unforeseen event.
On this your tears will break forth anew for him who would have put away the day of captivity from you.
At any moment that soft, confidence-inspiring voice might break forth in a roar of wrath, that gentle and caressing hand transform itself into a vice-like grip to hold him helpless and administer punishment.