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 for lachrymose
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Lachrymose \Lach"ry*mose`\, a. [L. lacrymosus, better
     lacrimosus, fr. lacrima, lacruma (also badly spelt lachryma)
     a tear, for older dacrima, akin to E. tear. See Tear the
     Generating or shedding tears; given to shedding tears;
     suffused with tears; tearful.
     [1913 Webster]
           You should have seen his lachrymose visnomy. --Lamb.
     -- Lach"ry*mose`ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: showing sorrow [syn: dolorous, dolourous,
             lachrymose, tearful, weeping]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "lachrymose":
     blubbering, crying, dissolved in tears, excretory, in tears,
     lachrymal, lacrimatory, lactational, lacteal, lacteous,
     ready to cry, rheumy, salivant, salivary, salivous, secretional,
     secretive, secretory, seminal, serous, sialagogic, sniveling,
     sobbing, spermatic, tearful, teary, watering, watery, weeping,
     weepy, whimpering, with eyes suffused

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