doleful


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filled with or evoking sadness

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DOLEFUL wails of grief, confusion and anger echo across the dingy room that has been lit up by camera lights at Havildar Ashok Kumar Singh's home.
Leo (Damien Bonnard), the central character in "Staying Vertical," is a tall, curly-haired drifter with a hawk-nosed, reptilian stare--he looks like a doleful French version of Kramer from "Seinfeld.
THE doleful, pompous and permanently irate resident of 23 Railway Cuttings, East Cheam, made his television debut 60 years ago and quickly made his views on the world known.
But Eve's sister threatens their doleful Detroit tryst, such as it is.
From Birmingham you run through the Black Country to Wolverhampton, which is a doleful abode" Welcome to the real world, Mr Morris; it's not all holy grails and strawberry-eating thrushes.
As Desiree Armfeldt, soprano Elizabeth Futral quietly intoned the immortal "Send in the Clowns" with doleful poignancy, and tenor Chad Shelton touchingly captured former lover Fredrik Egerman's marital predicament.
After the game fed-up black and white supporters even produced their own mourning card titled In Doleful Memory of Newcastle United.
It is very doleful that Pakistan with agrarian economy and still deficit in edible oil.
My record in turning up to support my heroes, particularly when they are unbeaten, is a doleful one," he says.
I had the doleful duty of escorting the body of one of my men home to his parents.
Over the decades, the doleful chorus rises and falls in Worcester: When is the airport going to get off the ground?
Doleful Archie the dog can't ask questions or ague as the kids do.
Shame the programme makers couldn't resist cutting to specious shots of doleful looking cattle or using the crassest of soundtracks, featuring Bad to the Bone and The Size of a Cow.
I feel sorry on such doleful incident which also causes nationals disgrace", Governor Punjab said.