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synonyms for wept

  • break down
  • complain
  • grieve
  • howl
  • moan
  • mourn
  • sob
  • wail
  • whimper
  • bawl
  • bemoan
  • bewail
  • blubber
  • deplore
  • drip
  • keen
  • lament
  • mewl
  • snivel
  • squall
  • ululate
  • yowl
  • boohoo
  • burst into tears
  • let go
  • let it out
  • shed tears
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antonyms for wept

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  • be happy
  • gloat
  • praise
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How to use wept in a sentence

For six days Mamma wept at intervals, and showed the woman in black all Punch's clothes—a liberty which Punch resented.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
Punch went out and wept bitterly with Judy, into whose fair head he had driven some ideas of the meaning of separation.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The one over which she had wept such bitter tears in the valley, they had burned the night before they left their Saboba home.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Black Sheep sat at the bottom of the stairs, the table-knife in his hand, and wept for that he had not killed Harry.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
At first he sat and wept, now he sat and swore, but all the time he tore hard at his hair.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Edna was sobbing, just as she had wept one midnight at Grand Isle when strange, new voices awoke in her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Ministers wrung their hands, the king sent for his confessor, the queen wept—but the nation groaned.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She would have wept over its shabbiness had she ever been able to find tears for such purposes.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
It is the most that can be expected if the parents who pay for being wept over are wept over in return for the price they pay.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Oliver crept away to the old churchyard, and sitting down on one of the green mounds, wept for her in silence.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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