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Synonyms for sobbing

Synonyms for sobbing

convulsive gasp made while weeping


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From inside the door came a low whining and sobbing.
And 32 years later the memory of that had Ms Lancaster sobbing uncontrollably.
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez broke into tears after singing about love during her headlining performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena's 15th anniversary celebration, and ran offstage sobbing.
Who listens while his sobbing breath falls silent by his needless death?
The Rev Berw Hughes told the sobbing congregation: "The family, friends and community of Bodelwyddan will never, ever forget these two little angels.
The girl arrived in front of the still sobbing man and without hesitation pulled herself up into his lap and nestled there serenely.
ROUND 10: Dan carries sobbing Emma into the bedroom.
Rather than pulling away from her, Bridget snuggled her head closer to Betty's lap and remained there as Betty's sobbing slowly ceased.
As we continued to distribute Holy Communion to the others present, we heard a sudden sobbing of one of the women assisting at Mass.
When it rains it seems the room itself turns blue, trembles and falls like rain, as if endless time coming from nowhere fills the room, as if endless wind blowing in carries the room to the riverbank; turning into a boat, I float I get soaked; swaying, shivering, I keep moving; in the distance one can see the line where the river meets the sea, as if all around waves hiss, as if there's nobody around anywhere as if a profound sobbing chokes the throat as if terrifying harsh sobs strangle the room -- By what strange magic the ten directions sparkle in a moment, as if everything will revert to its real shape, as if all is a dance, all is rhythm, all is tinted light -- Awakening and seeing the rain, sometimes it's like this, then I pray Oh sky break up the room and give me more rain
And, amid much theatrical sobbing, Sinead certainly delivered.