RUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of RUE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
rue
 v.  feel regret, remorse, or sorrow for; mourn
Classic Sentence:
1  If we face such numbers as this, you may have bitter cause to rue your coming, and your revenge.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XVI
2  I was at last bold enough to walk the street in his company, but kept my nose well stopped with rue, or sometimes with tobacco.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XI.
3  Yet, the smell of a Yahoo continuing very offensive, I always keep my nose well stopped with rue, lavender, or tobacco leaves.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER XII.
4  She has been mad, and has come into the presence of a guilty king, and given him rue to wear and bitter herbs to taste of.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
Example Sentence:
1  Tina seemed to rue the night she met Tony and wondered how she ever fell for such a jerk.
2  You will live to rue the loss of such a good opportunity.