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English verb: weep

1. weep (body) shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain


SamplesShe cried bitterly when she heard the news of his death.
The girl in the wheelchair wept with frustration when she could not get up the stairs.


Synonymscry


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)express emotion, express feelings


Narrower (hyponym)bawl, blub, blubber, mewl, pule, sniffle, snivel, snuffle, sob, tear, wail, whimper


Verb groupcry


Antonymsexpress joy, express mirth, laugh









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