Synonyms for weepingly

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Surely her lot was hard; and well might she weepingly exclaim, “Where is now my hope?”

"Pretty near two months' wages gone for a box, but what's expense when we're planting Jim," weepingly commented his bunkmate.

She weepingly poured out the story of his kindness, his love for his family and that they could hardly live without him.

Then in her great grief she tore out a grey hair, declaring herself, weepingly, to be the most wretched little mouse in the world.

I may have been rude to Mrs. Purdue, when she indignantly and weepingly demanded an explanation.

And to her credit be it spoken, she descended to the schoolroom and weepingly told her story.

When none saw, Eusebius would gently lift the purple coverlet and weepingly kiss the feet, now pale and benumbed.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wepan "shed tears, cry" (class VII strong verb; past tense weop, past participle wopen), from Proto-Germanic *wopjan (cf. Old Norse op, Old High German wuof "shout, shouting, crying," Old Saxon wopian, Gothic wopjan "to shout, cry out, weep"), from PIE *wab- "to cry, scream" (cf. Latin vapulare "to be flogged;" Old Church Slavonic vupiti "to call," vypu "gull"). Weeping willow (cf. French saule pleureur, German trauerweide) is recorded from 1731. The tree is native to Asia; the first brought to England were imported 1748, from the Euphrates. Replaced cypress as a funerary emblem.

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