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Noun rue has 4 senses
  1. rue, herb of grace, Ruta graveolens - European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
    --1 is a kind of herb, herbaceous plant
    --1 is a member of Ruta, genus Ruta
    --1 has parts: rue
  2. rue - leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy
    --2 is a kind of
    --2 is a part of rue, herb of grace, Ruta graveolens
  3. sorrow, regret, rue, ruefulness - 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"
    --3 is a kind of sadness, unhappiness
    --3 has particulars:
     attrition, contrition, contriteness; compunction, remorse, self-reproach
    Derived form: verb rue1
  4. rue - (French) a street or road in France
    --4 is a kind of
Verb rue has 1 sense
  1. repent, regret, rue - feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    --1 is one way to feel, experience
    Derived form: noun rue3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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