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weep

verb

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1 to flow forth slowly through small openings
  • water weeping through the basement wall

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2 to shed tears often while making meaningless sounds as a sign of pain or distress
  • the child was weeping over the death of his dog

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The first known use of weep was before the 12th century

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“Weep.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/weep. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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