To add to his woes, the president is repeatedly stiff-armed, both at home and abroad.
Despite a willingness in the media to leave WikiLeaks for dead, Smith believes the group will survive these current woes.
But amid their tumbling words describing their woes, they express disbelief much will come from the talks.
Genetically modified crops have been touted as a solution to many of the woes afflicting agriculture.
Late-night hucksters are cashing in on low ad rates and an anxious public looking for easy answers to their woes.
The employees of the store poured their woes into his ears; and never in vain.
Oh, foolish woman, if you do, you only exchange your woes for worse ones.
He served as a publisher's hack and he knew from personal experience the woes of Grub-street writers.
She may be surrounded with variety of woes, but none of them shall approach her.
My woes would come as soon as he departed; but I hoped to have the raft ready for a movement by that time.
Old English wa, a common exclamation of lament in many languages (cf. Latin væ, Greek oa, German weh, Lettish wai, Old Irish fe, Welsh gwae, Armenian vay). The noun is attested from late 12c., from the interjection.