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weep over
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  • weep — v. 1) (d; intr.) to weep about, over (to weep over one s misfortune) 2) (d; intr.) to weep for (to weep for joy) 3) (misc.) to weep oneself to sleep; I wept on seeing them so poor * * * [wiːp] over (to weep over one s misfortune) (d; intr.) to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • weep — Synonyms and related words: bag, bawl, bemoan, bewail, bleed, blubber, boohoo, break down, burst into tears, cascade, condense, cry, daggle, dangle, depend, deplore, dirge, discharge, dissolve in tears, distill, drabble, drag, draggle, drape,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Weep hole — Weep holes or weeper holes are small openings left in the outer walls of masonry construction as an outlet for water inside a building to move outside the wall and evaporate. The term was coined by archaeologist C. Leonard Woolley after finding… …   Wikipedia

  • weep — [wēp] vi. wept, weeping [ME wepen < OE wepan, akin to wop, outcry, Goth wōpjan, OS wōpian < IE base * wab , to cry, complain > OSlav vabiti, to call to] 1. to manifest or give expression to a strong emotion, usually grief or sorrow, by… …   English World dictionary

  • weep´ing|ly — weep|ing «WEE pihng», adjective. 1. that weeps. 2. having thin branches that arch over and hang down drooping: »a weeping shrub. 3. dripping; rainy: »weeping skies. –weep´ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • weep|ing — «WEE pihng», adjective. 1. that weeps. 2. having thin branches that arch over and hang down drooping: »a weeping shrub. 3. dripping; rainy: »weeping skies. –weep´ing|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • weep — verb ADVERB ▪ quietly, silently, softly ▪ loudly ▪ openly ▪ The people wept openly when his death was announced. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • weep — verb (wept; weeping) Etymology: Middle English wepen, from Old English wēpan; akin to Old High German wuoffan to weep, Serbian & Croatian vapiti to cry out Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to express deep sorrow for usually by… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weep — v. & n. v. (past and past part. wept) 1 intr. shed tears. 2 a tr. & (foll. by for) intr. shed tears for; bewail, lament over. b tr. utter or express with tears ( Don t go, he wept; wept her thanks). 3 a intr. be covered with or send forth drops.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • weep on sad fate — cry over one s destiny …   English contemporary dictionary


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