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synonyms for crocodile tears

  • Academy Award performance
  • affected tears
  • fake tears
  • false show of emotion
  • false tears
  • insincere tears
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How to use crocodile tears in a sentence

He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
He turned to the gentle accents of his sweet Alice, breathed in a letter which had been wet with her grateful tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
For who, while tears are falling, will pause to handle the wreaths, and find whether they are genuine?
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
There are sentimental children, as there are sentimental adults, who seem never happier than when the tears are ready to start.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
She groaned aloud, and her tears flowed faster: Alessandro was making the baby's coffin.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Sick, trembling, her beautiful face humble and tearful enough now, she bent it on his shoulder in a shower of bitter tears.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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