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crocodile tears

noun as in fake and insincere tears

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And as for larger crocodile tears from Republicans in Congress--oh, boo hoo.

Now Terry Jones is shedding crocodile tears, saying he is "devastated" by the violence, but it was entirely predictable.

The result, predictably enough, was huge deficits, about which Republicans shed crocodile tears, but did almost nothing.

As to Skiddy, he continued at intervals to shed crocodile tears over his past short-comings, or rather his short-goings!

He died of a broken heart, and all Fuzby built his conspicuous tomb, and shed crocodile tears over his pious memory.

Crocodile tears though they often are, they have an effect on me which is more than peculiar.

You've been whimpering like a whipped cur, trying to arouse a lot of sympathy with your crocodile tears.

He brought forth crocodile tears for the death of his father-in-law.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crocodile-tears, such as: academy award performance, affected tears, fake tears, false show of emotion, false tears, and insincere tears.

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