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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To express deep sorrow for usually by shedding tears. (past tense)

Usage examples (33)
  • Several again wept with joy, but this time mixed with a little sadness.
  • And Nur al-Din wept and wailed, bemoaned himself and complained, crying out and saying, O Miriam!
  • I wept from the fulness of mine, with words of sweetest kindness and consolation, he soothed and tranquillised me.
  • Rae didn’t stand out enough; Erin wept like a child. for more
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