tearful


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filled with or shedding tears

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filled with or marked by tears

showing sorrow

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North East >artist George Hunter will have his artwork, titled The Tearful Lady, far left, projected on the Linc LIC building in Queens, New York, left, as part of an exhibition
But he revealed his secret in a tearful showdown with his wife who confronted him after becoming suspicious that he was the mystery player who the media is banned from identifying.
Thomas Inglis Tearful account - Frances Inglis, who was jailed for life at the Old Bailey
A Malaysian religious court sentenced the tearful 22-year-old Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno to six strokes of the cane after she pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol, the English-language New Straits Times newspaper reported.
However, he is soon spotted and shares a tearful reunion with Andy.
In one particularly gripping scene Rusesabagina exacts from his tearful wife a murder-suicide pledge on the simple premise that leaping from the roof of the hotel is preferable to death by machete.
Several times, the title character escapes from jams that would, in the real world, more likely have ended with her having her head sawed off after delivering a horrifying, tearful plea for her fife on videotape.
We must encourage those tearful and hesitant," Haideri said.
His ending statement is a wish, a tearful demand, "Prague always survives.
Even though the hidden heart dodged a tearful ride, it won't stay put forever.
When a tearful and terrified woman walked into the Battered Women's Legal Rights Clinic operated by the CUNY School of Law at Queens College, third year law student Farhid Sedaghatpour felt well-prepared to help her fight an eviction notice and retain custody of her child.
The parents of 17-year-old Hannah Foster, Hilary and Trevor Foster from Southampton, held a tearful press conference in Chandigarh, Punjab, to publicise the phone number in the area where Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, aged 36, is thought to hiding out.
But eventually I decided I wanted a new direction in life and we said our tearful goodbyes.
The triumphant ups and tearful downs are chronicled in this biography of arranger, composer and pianist Mary Lou Williams, one of the most influential and versatile artist--male or female--in the canon of jazz
Nevertheless, the moment when a tearful Fraser, performing herself though quoting from Yvonne Rainer's film Journeys from Berlin (1971), lamented art's present condition as a "perpetually receding promise" proved acutely uncomfortable.