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weep

  

      vb   , weeps, weeping, wept  
1    to shed (tears) as an expression of grief or unhappiness  
2    tr; foll by: out   to utter, shedding tears  
3    when intr, foll by: for   to mourn or lament (for something)  
4    to exude (drops of liquid)  
5    intr   (of a wound, etc.) to exude a watery or serous fluid  
      n  
6    a spell of weeping  
     (Old English wepan; related to Gothic wopjan, Old High German wuofan, Old Slavonic vabiti to call)  
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weep

  
  
bemoan, bewail, blub     (slang)   blubber, boohoo, complain, cry, greet     (Scot. or archaic)   keen, lament, moan, mourn, shed tears, snivel, sob, ululate, whimper, whinge     (informal)  
  
Antonyms     
   be glad, celebrate, delight, exult, joy, rejoice, revel, triumph  

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weepy, wee, weeper, weepily

laugh and the world will laugh with you; weep and you will weep alone exp.
when you are happy, people will want to be around you and share your happiness, but when you are sad, people will avoid you.

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