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So they laid her on a bier, and all seven of them sat down beside it and wept and wept for three whole days.

The Israelites were carried off to Babylon, where they wept by the waters.

“With a gun in my hand, I wept,” he says, eyes red and cigarette smoke billowing.

We have wept that God may show his beneficence his mercy and that his peace may come upon the people of Pakistan.

Most important, he was a mother figure—he cared for them, reassured them, agonized on them, nagged them, even wept for them.

For six days Mamma wept at intervals, and showed the woman in black all Punch's clothes—a liberty which Punch resented.

Punch went out and wept bitterly with Judy, into whose fair head he had driven some ideas of the meaning of separation.

The one over which she had wept such bitter tears in the valley, they had burned the night before they left their Saboba home.

Black Sheep sat at the bottom of the stairs, the table-knife in his hand, and wept for that he had not killed Harry.

At first he sat and wept, now he sat and swore, but all the time he tore hard at his hair.


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On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wept, such as: moan, sob, wail, whimper, grieve, and mourn.

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