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  Words related to rue

Related / Similar Words: sorrow, regret, ruefulness, herb of grace, Ruta graveolens, repent

 

Definition:
  • (French) a street or road in France;
  • sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game";
  • leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy;
  • European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy;
  • feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about;

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    Hyponyms: attrition, contrition, contriteness, compunction, remorse, self-reproach

     

    Part Meronyms: herb of grace, Ruta graveolens

     

    Member Meronyms: Ruta, genus Ruta

     

    Derivational Morphology: repent, regret, grieve, sorrow, ruefulness, repentance, penitence, penance

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: rude   Dutch: wijnruit  
    Estonian: ruud   Finnish: ruuta  
    French: rue odorante   German: Raute  
    Hebrew: פיגם   Hungarian: ruta  
    Icelandic: rúturunni   Italian: ruta  
    Latin: Ruta graveolens   Norwegian: vinrute  
    Polish: ruta zwyczajna   Portuguese: arruda  
    Spanish: ruda   Swedish: vinruta  
    Turkish: sedef otu  
     
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