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sob

sob

 
pronunciation:
sab
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sobbed, sobbing, sobs
definition: to cry with great emotion while making short gasps for breath.
She was sobbing when she broke her leg skiing.
synonyms:
bawl, cry
similar words:
blubber, wail, weep
 
part of speech: noun
definition: an instance or sound of crying without control and while taking short breaths.
Many sobs were heard at the funeral.
similar words:
bawl
derivations: sobbingly (adv.), sobber (n.)
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