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Main Entry: 1tear
Pronunciation: primarystressti(schwa)r
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English temacronar "a drop of liquid from the eye"
1 : a drop of the salty liquid that keeps the eye and the inner eyelids moist
2 plural : an act of crying or grieving <burst into tears>
- teary /primarystressti(schwa)r-emacron/ adjective

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