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144. Crying

  1. Bokim Hebrew toponym: Weepers Israelites bewail their wrong doings. [O.T.: Judges 2:15]
  2. Heraclitus the weeping philosopher; melancholic personality. [Gk. Phil.: Hall, 98]
  3. Mary Magdalene tearfully washes Christs feet. [N.T.: Luke 7:3738]
  4. Niobe weeps when her children are slain, even after Zeus turns her to stone. [Gk. Myth.: RHDC ]
  5. Rachel weeping for her children Israel, for children slain by order of Herod. [N.T.: Matthew 2:1618]
  6. tears of Eos dewdrops; teardrops shed for slain son. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1065]

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crying

cry·ing / ˈkrī-ing/ • adj. very great: it would be a crying shame to let some other woman have it.

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