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sobbed

verb
past tense of sob

Synonyms of sobbed

to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress
  • the child sobbed when she found the dead frog

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“Sobbed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sobbed. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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