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breast-beat•ing



Pronunciation: (brest'bē"ting), [key]
n.
a loud and demonstrative display of grief, remorse, or the like: The authorities indulged in a great deal of breast-beating about traffic accidents but failed to pass new driving laws.

adj.
characterized by or involving breast-beating.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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