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(v) to criticize very strongly; to feel grief or regret over something. Origin: L de-, + plorare, to cry, weep The educationist deplored the apathy of the government towards education. He said that the government schools, which were the only avenue of education for the poor, were in a state of great neglect all over the country. The other words from the root plorare are 'explore' and 'implore.' As per its etymology, the word 'explore' means 'to cry out.' This word was initially used by hunters whenever they saw new game. Later on, the word started being used in the sense of 'going in search of something.'