TEAR antonym


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  • S: (n) tear teardrop (a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands), his story brought tears to her eyes
  • S: (n) rip, rent, snag, split, tear (an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart), there was a rip in his pants, she had snags in her stockings
  • S: (n) bust, tear binge, bout (an occasion for excessive eating or drinking), they went on a bust that lasted three days
  • S: (n) tear (the act of tearing), he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear
  • S: (v) tear rupture, snap, bust (separate or cause to separate abruptly), The rope snapped, tear the paper
  • S: (v) tear (to separate or be separated by force), planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars
  • S: (v) tear shoot, shoot_down, charge, buck (move quickly and violently), The car tore down the street, He came charging into my office
  • S: (v) pluck, pull, tear deplume, deplumate, displume (strip of feathers), pull a chicken, pluck the capon
  • S: (v) tear (fill with tears or shed tears), Her eyes were tearing
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