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shed a tear

To cry or weep, especially from grief; to grieve or mourn in general. Everyone in the room was shedding tears by the end of the ceremony. Their relationship had soured so much over the years that John didn't shed a tear when he heard of his brother's death.
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References in classic literature ?
Pleasant sheds tears deserving her own name, and her sweet delusion is at its height.
The Formula One star, brain-damaged in the accident a year ago, sheds tears on hearing daughter Gina, 16, son Mick, 14, and wife Corinna, 45.
A BABYSITTER jailed for murdering a two-year-old boy sheds tears of relief after finally being cleared yesterday.
The one animal that we know sheds tears when it's in trouble or pain is an obscure creature called a dugong, a large mammal that looks like a cross between a seal and a walrus and lives in the Indian Ocean.
Women, after all, are the warm-hearted sex that speaks freely of emotional pain, and sheds tears in public forums.
It's fine to root for Daly to beat back his demons, correct to cheer when he succeeds, natural to smile when he taps in to win last week's Buick Invitational and sheds tears of joy.
PHOTO Hart High's David Frucht sheds tears of joy after time ran out in the Indians' 17-4 victory over St.
PHOTO Veteran Angel de la Cruz sheds tears during a demonstration in MacArthur Park last week for Filipinos who fought in World War II.