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A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
No sob, no sigh, forced its way from her heart, throbbing as though it would burst.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
And no sooner had she guessed it than, with a choking sob, she told herself that what madame could do that could she also.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was choking down a sob when he caught sight of some women with packs upon their backs.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
“No,” she said decidedly; and her little lips were tightly compressed, so that they should not give vent to a sob.
THE BAG OF DIAMONDSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
And he sunk down beside the bed, and caught the woman's hand in his, and began to sob softly to himself.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
I drew her to a desolate rustic bench and put my arm round her and let her sob herself out.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The words were almost a sob, and she clung about her father's neck, hiding her face on his shoulder.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
I heard in the stillness a strange sob, and suddenly her head was on my breast and her tears were flowing.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
From the window above a sob came to him, and Elise's face, all tears, showed for an instant in the moonlight.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOB

  • bawl
  • bawling
  • bewailing
  • blubber
  • blubbering
  • howl
  • howling
  • keening
  • lament
  • lamentation
  • mourning
  • shedding tears
  • snivel
  • snivelling
  • sob
  • sorrowing
  • tear
  • tears
  • the blues
  • wailing
  • weep
  • weeping
  • whimpering
  • yowl
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