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tears

noun
plural of tear

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a long deep cut
  • repaired a tear in the theater curtain just before the start of the show

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tears

verb
present tense third-person singular of tear

Synonyms & Antonyms of tears (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to cause (something) to separate into jagged pieces by violently pulling at it
  • angrily tore the letter to shreds

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2 to separate or remove by forceful pulling
  • tore the book from his hand

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“Tears.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tears. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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