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Donny, sobbing and calling his father's name, pushed on as well as he could by himself.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
Now and again he thought that he heard some one sobbing, but the noise was very faint.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
She lay there sobbing within a foot of his hungry arms, sobbing as though her heart must break.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She had sunk down beside the bed, her head was buried in the pillow; she was sobbing wildly.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Edna was sobbing, just as she had wept one midnight at Grand Isle when strange, new voices awoke in her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I saw Ducksmith wallowing on his bed and sobbing as if his heart would break.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Grace was sobbing hysterically, but Harriet, clasping her fondly in her arms, looked up at him.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
But her bare and swollen feet caused her such pain that she fell on her knees, sobbing most pitifully.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
She was unconsciously sobbing in her passionate anxiety to render him what help was possible.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I found her just now sobbing and moaning over Eddie, wishing they were both dead, and all the rest of it.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SOBBING

  • complainings
  • dirges
  • elegies
  • grievings
  • jeremiads
  • keenings
  • keens
  • laments
  • moanings
  • moans
  • mournings
  • plaints
  • requiems
  • sobbings
  • sobs
  • sorrows
  • tears
  • threnodies
  • ululations
  • wailings
  • wails
  • weepings
  • blubbering
  • crying
  • discharge
  • distress
  • grieving
  • lachryma
  • lamentation
  • lamenting
  • moisture
  • mourning
  • pain
  • regret
  • sadness
  • sob
  • sob act
  • sobbing
  • sorrow
  • teardrop
  • wailing
  • water
  • waterworks
  • weep
  • weeping
  • weeps
  • whimpering
  • woe
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