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plural of tear
as in slits
a long deep cut repaired a tear in the theater curtain just before the start of the show

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tears

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verb

present tense third-person singular of tear
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as in rips
to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it angrily tore the letter to shreds

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“Tears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tears. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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