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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
2. Relating to or inducing tears.
ETYMOLOGY:From Latin lacrima (tear).
USAGE:"The lachrymose John Terry then delivered himself of a self-serving open letter to the fans a few days later. ... He wasn't ashamed to admit he had cried and that Wednesday night would haunt him forever."
Pat Murphy; Shed No Tears For Chelsea; Birmingham Post (UK); May 27, 2008.
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A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:It is one thing to show a man that he is in error, and another to put him in possession of the truth. -John Locke, philosopher (1632-1704)
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