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use "ruefully" in a sentence

Stachel ruefully accepts his fate to return to Käti and alcoholism.

Summoned to Scotland to check his system after a particularly fierce storm, Beckett imagined that he was being called ruefully to inspect a mass of twisted and fractured metal.

Then a helmeted, fully
charm." Dent mutters a rueful farewell, and flees through the hospital's window.

With rueful acceptance in his hazel eyes, Apollo sits back and just watches, lightly fingering his cock as he does so.

This final nail in the coffin of civilized warfare was originally intended for German cities; one wonders whether Americans might feel somewhat more rueful about it today if it had been dropped on Berlin and Munich rather than Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

We were still mulling over the hand when the rueful Rabbit sauntered towards us.

A narrative began to emerge that informs compositions like the rueful "I Blew It Off” and the ambitious, three-part opener, "Familiarity” which goes from spare and staccato to lilting and pastoral.

As a rueful joke, Chinese Internet users began using "APEC blue" as a phrase to describe something beautiful that disappears quickly.

But at least I still have photos to remember it by," she says with a rueful smile.

Esquith recalled with a rueful smile what he was told by the investigator who vetted him for Oprah Winfrey: "You lead a very boring life." I think we can all agree that she's not wrong, and that though America Online felt technologically imperative in 1995, most of us look back on it with rueful nostalgia today.

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