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lament

a poem or song in which a death is lamented
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Kirugu three and four depict the patron goddess of Ur--Ningal lamenting to her husband and patron god of Ur--Nanna.
Lamenting that is a work of the Spirit fosters compassion, whereby lamenters become "kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ has forgiven you" (Eph 4:32).
weighed in to this publicity stunt lamenting the "horrendous state so many men are now in as a result of not eating healthily".
This essay appeals for vigilance against the barrier erected by hegemonic doxology and for a recovery of lament in worship whereby lamenting people might receive a new welcome in the company of God and the godly without having to check their lament at the gate or acquiesce to an idolatrous demand for praise.
No lamenting woman could howl, rage, interrogate heaven, or wish for death more effectively than Lear himself.
It was then that the words spoken through Prophet Jeremiah were fulfilled: 'A voice was heard in Ramah sobbing and loudly lamenting.
Award-winning playwright, novelist and poet Shange (for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf, Sassafras, Cypress & Indigo: A Novel) and ubiquitous tenor sax legend David Murray (World Saxophone Quartet) revisit their collaborations and friendship of the past 30 years in poems covering everything from lamenting meditations on love ("These Kisses Are Fine") to a whirlwind musical blood memorization ("Third Generation Geechee Myth For John Purcell") that capture the energy of their recent live performances.
Mary Beth Martina, lamenting the possibility that Bishop Thomas Rodi of Biloxi may close her child's Hurricane Katrina-ravaged school (Chicago Tribune, Jan.
Flavored with Gannon's Midwestern charm and Irish hard-hitting honesty, A Life In Print is unafraid to level scathing criticsm against individuals or societies--whether decrying presidential canditate John Kerry's professed Catholicism when Kerry has repeatedly voted against pro-life platforms, or lamenting that the factionalized modern-day America is such a far cry away from the unified nation that came together and gave everything it had to support the war effort during World War II.
These uses, according to Haywood, may reflect widespread mourning habits (not only Castilian), since even today we have similar examples of lamenting in rural Greek communities.