Synonyms for weep
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Définition of weepOrigin :
- Old English wepan "shed tears, cry" (class VII strong verb; past tense weop, past participle wopen), from Proto-Germanic *wopjan (cf. Old Norse op, Old High German wuof "shout, shouting, crying," Old Saxon wopian, Gothic wopjan "to shout, cry out, weep"), from PIE *wab- "to cry, scream" (cf. Latin vapulare "to be flogged;" Old Church Slavonic vupiti "to call," vypu "gull"). Weeping willow (cf. French saule pleureur, German trauerweide) is recorded from 1731. The tree is native to Asia; the first brought to England were imported 1748, from the Euphrates. Replaced cypress as a funerary emblem.
- verb cry
- Humans are funniest when they weep and tremble before, like you say, 'the facts in the case.'
- Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
- Then they will cease, and wives and mothers will come here to weep.
- Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
- She did not weep: long ago she had exhausted the relief of tears.
- Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
- What is the matter with you, dear Angélique, and what misfortune makes you weep?
- Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
- It may be that by-and-by you will not have tears enough to weep.
- Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
- And he is generous, and brave, and when the darkness comes to him he does not sit and weep.
- Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
- It was no moment for words; the lovely daughters could only weep!
- Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
- And when all was ready, Penelope went away to her chamber to weep.
- Extract from : « Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew » by Josephine Preston Peabody
- Pierre, at the violent shock his heart had received, had begun to weep.
- Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
- Laugh, man, and be merry, or I will give you something to weep for.
- Extract from : « Micah Clarke » by Arthur Conan Doyle
Antonyms for weep
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