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Verb: deplore  di'plor
  1. Express strong disapproval of
    "We deplore the government's treatment of political prisoners"
  2. Regret strongly
    "I deplore this hostile action";
    - lament, bewail, bemoan

Derived forms: deploring, deplores, deplored

Type of: complain, criticise [Brit], criticize, damn, kick, knock, kvetch [N. Amer], moan, pick apart, plain [archaic], quetch, sound off