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Word of the Day — November 21, 2012
November 21, 2012 - Scott Viau
Plaintive — PLANE-TIV — sad and mournful sound, melancholic
Example: "Anthony Lane continued his review of the movie 'Lincoln' when he wrote about the music: 'On one hand we have a John Williams score, all plaintive piano solos and sobbing horns, that could have been composed 30 years ago ...'"
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