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    rue - Dictionary definition and meaning for word rue

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

rue sounds similar to ruin...when you ruin your life you LAMENT and REGRET it

sounds like ro(weep)...so mourn

Think RUEdolf. "All of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names." All the other reindeer RUEd when "Santa came to say, RUEdolf with your nose so bright, won't you guide my sleigh tonight."

Ruebaroooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo......are yu CRYING or singing?

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ROOH(soul)...when we think of soul, we think of death...hence when someone dies, we repent, feel the consequences of it bitterly....

rue:- rue sounds like rude.. so when someone behaves rudely, u will be sorrow

when company sue you, you regret over your deeds

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text: recipients this is a rue allergy if I'll
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