Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEARS DOWN

The horse, affrighted, tears down the road, and makes directly for his home.

Streaks of mud marked the runnels of their tears down their cheeks.

The sweat began to roll from his forehead, and the tears down his cheeks.

Dew, thick over their brown faces, and rolling like tears down their yellow glories.

The enemy comes round the land, and tears down the power of Israel, and his palaces are plundered.

Fuller, turn the heat beams on with all the power you can get and burn that refuse he tears down into a heap of molten lava!

Many of the women were sobbing audibly, and Mrs. Hooper had long ago given up the attempt "to pull her tears down the back way."

The blood ran down the poor little creature's arms and legs, and the tears down the man's cheeks.

The dark sky dulls my dreamy mind,The down-dripping rain lingers—O my tears down falling, longing after thee!

But then it bursts out, the voice of Nature, and resounds so harshly, and tears down all barriers.