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lach·ry·mose  audio  (lkr-ms) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Weeping or inclined to weep; tearful.
  2. Causing or tending to cause tears.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin lacrimsus, from lacrima, tear ; see lachrymal

OTHER FORMS:
lachry·mosely(Adverb), lachry·mosi·ty  (-ms-t) KEY (Noun)


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