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  • v. Past participle of regret


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  • And he never again regretted wearing the Hat, nor did he feel like a pretender.

    The Captain's Hat

  • From his letters, there are reasons to believe that Einstein regretted the few interfaces he experienced with governments and their militaries.

    Archive 2006-01-22

  • One thing to be regretted is they have no butterflies.

    Six Months in Mexico

  • Gerald de Barry, who had written in Latin, regretted at the end of his life that he had not employed the French language, "gallicum," which would have secured to his works, he thought, a greater and more lasting fame. [

    A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance

  • The Kaiser in appropriate terms regretted the loss of this tried public servant and said: "However, the course remains the sameĀ— full steam ahead!"

    Germany and the Germans From an American Point of View

  • Israel's military said it "regretted" that the group published the photos rather than bringing them directly to the army to be investigated.

    World Watch

  • California Senate candidate Carly Fiorina (R) said Sunday morning that she "regretted" her remarks last week, caught on a live mic, in which she related a friend's criticism of Boxer's hairstyle.

    No apology from Fiorina for comment on Boxer's hairstyle

  • A spokesman for Connecting for Health, which is overseeing the project, said it "regretted" the delays.

    "On budget"?

  • The point being made is that if there were a Jewish lobby doing its propaganda manipulations efficiently, Hague would not have condemned the bombing of UN headquarters, but perhaps "regretted" it as an unfortunate effect of war.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • He said he "regretted" the proposals on removing the need for a father, saying it was a "downgrading of the ordinary processes of reproduction and upbringing" in favour of a "highly technological view" of what human reproduction was about.

    Archbishop on Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill


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