tears

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sudden downpour (as of tears or sparks etc) likened to a rain shower cascade , shower
heavy colorless insoluble liquid compound that causes tears and vomiting; used as a pesticide and as tear gas chloropicrin , nitrochloroform
process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds) crying , tears , weeping
either of the two dilated ends of the lacrimal ducts at the nasal ends of the eyes that fill with tears secreted by the lacrimal glands dacryocyst , lacrimal sac , tear sac
inflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose dacryocystitis
type genus of the Commelinaceae; large genus of herbs of branching or creeping habit: day flower; widow's tears genus Commelina
tears, concerning lachrymal
any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands lachrymal duct , lacrimal duct , tear duct
any of the glands in the eyes that secrete tears lachrymal gland , lacrimal gland , tear gland
shedding tears lachrymation , lacrimation , tearing , watering
gas that makes the eyes fill with tears but does not damage them; used in dispersing crowds lachrymator , lacrimator , teargas , tear gas
structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye lacrimal apparatus
enzyme found in saliva and sweat and tears that destroys the cell walls of certain bacteria lysozyme , muramidase
duct that carries tears from the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity nasolacrimal duct
accumulated, as of tears welled up
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