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synonyms for sobbed

  • bawl
  • break down
  • howl
  • wail
  • weep
  • whimper
  • blub
  • blubber
  • lament
  • snivel
  • boohoo
  • cry a river
  • cry convulsively
  • cry eyes out
  • shed tears
  • turn on waterworks
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How to use sobbed in a sentence

Then waves of grief broke over her, and she sobbed convulsively; but still she shed no tears.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Mr. Pickwick paused again: Emily and Arabella sobbed audibly.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
She sobbed; he lifted her chin with his free hand—and what less could mortal apostle do?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Yes, yes, they both sobbed through the tears, now falling fast; go to Daddont think of us.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Neither of them uttered a word, but clasping each others hands they sobbed and cried together, and O, my God!
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
She was triumphant; but from sheer excitement she wept and sobbed through the greater part of the night.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
The tender expression of those great brown eyes came before her again, and she laid her head down on the table and sobbed.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
The poor girl sobbed as if her heart would break, for she was tenderly attached to him.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
"Papa, I'm thinking how he'll miss the pleasant evenings at home—the good talks with you," sobbed the little girl.
ELSIE'S VACATION AND AFTER EVENTSMARTHA FINLEY
It is said that the Emperor broke down and sobbed like a child when he met his sons in his study after war had been declared.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
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