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When he allows his voice to catch in his throat, when he acknowledges that weeping is sometimes the correct response to that brokenness, which afflicts not only him but the nation he has been charged with leading.
THE ‘COMMANDER IN GRIEF’ STEPS UP TO THE MICROPHONEMONICA HESSEMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In place of peace, love and joy, we have shouting, swearing and weeping.
STYLE INVITATIONAL WEEK 1425: PICTURE THIS — A CARTOON CAPTION CONTESTPAT MYERSFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Bride and bridegroom, accompanied by the weeping crowd, proceeded to the castle gate.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Looking through this hole, the king perceived an old man weeping, a man in mourning garb singing, and a nun or widow dancing.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
"She is right—quite right," said the old man, too angry to be touched by the grief of the weeping women.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Questions in frightened voices filled the air against this background of suppressed weeping.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
When but twelve years of age, her father found her, one day, weeping that she was not born a Roman maiden.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
When night came and softly covered the earth, Honey-Bee and George were still weeping, each in front of a tree.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
They stood uncovered by a grave; and there was a mothera mother onceamong the weeping train.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
But Lucy answered never a word, a violent burst of weeping was her only reply.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO WEEPING

  • 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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