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In others, it’s prompted street protests, frantic PTA meetings, tearful city-council Zoom calls, and hundreds of angry emails and petitions.
QANON CANDIDATES ARE WINNING LOCAL ELECTIONS. CAN THEY BE STOPPED?VERA BERGENGRUENAPRIL 16, 2021TIME
The story has a tearful ending, as Lo Porto shared in mid-March that he had gotten word that Emil had passed, “and now he is reunited with his wife.”
WHY IS MAKING FRIENDS SO HARD?NICKAPRIL 11, 2021OZY
Following a tearful confrontation with Kevin, Wendy resolves to stay married until their son goes off to college.
WENDY WILLIAMS SEEMS LIKE THE PERFECT LIFETIME MOVIE SUBJECT. SO WHY IS IT SO UNSETTLING TO WATCH?BETHONIE BUTLERJANUARY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Tens of thousands of tearful supporters filed past Maradona’s coffin last week as his body lay in state in the presidential palace.
POLICE SEARCH HOME AND OFFICE OF MARADONA’S DOCTOR IN DEATH INVESTIGATIONRUBY MELLEN, ANA HERRERONOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In a tearful address over video conference, Abovitz told employees that he would resign.
MAGIC LEAP TRIED TO CREATE AN ALTERNATE REALITY. ITS FOUNDER WAS ALREADY IN ONEVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
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
I talked with the men in the bar, and later wandered into the parlor where the women were, some tearful, others indignant.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
The poor, tearful desire lays a pale hand on reason's lips and gazes wistfully into the mysterious abyss of the Great Silence.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Great are the duties and tearful the days of a mother who has to raise her Son, who is also God, to be sacrificed on the cross.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
Elizabeth turned her tearful face, smiling now, toward her cousin, but she said nothing.
DAVID FLEMING'S FORGIVENESSMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON
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WORDS RELATED TO TEARFUL

  • bad
  • calamitous
  • dark
  • dejecting
  • deplorable
  • depressing
  • disastrous
  • discouraging
  • disheartening
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • dreary
  • funereal
  • grave
  • grievous
  • hapless
  • heart-rending
  • joyless
  • lachrymose
  • lamentable
  • lugubrious
  • melancholic
  • miserable
  • moving
  • oppressive
  • pathetic
  • pitiable
  • pitiful
  • poignant
  • regrettable
  • saddening
  • serious
  • shabby
  • sorry
  • tear-jerking
  • tearful
  • tragic
  • unhappy
  • unsatisfactory
  • upsetting
  • wretched
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