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Teary   /tˈɪri/   Listen

With eyes full of tears.  Synonyms: teary-eyed, watery-eyed.

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"Teary" Quotes from Famous Books

... strength, his arm behind her, his hand on her shoulder, with a sheltering, comforting touch when he told her this, as one would treat a little child in trouble, and, suddenly, like the sun flashing out from behind the clouds, she lifted up her teary face and smiled, nestling toward him, her head falling down on his shoulder with a sigh like a tired, satisfied child, her face lifted temptingly so close, so ...
— The Witness • Grace Livingston Hill Lutz

... dear old Jane "mixing" with those Harpeth Valley farmer folk was one of the things I have put aside to remember for always. They all knew me, of course, and I was a bit teary at their greetings. Big motherly women took me in their arms and younger ones laid their babies in my arms and laughed and cried over me, while every few minutes some rugged old farmer would call out for Colonel Shelby's "little gal" and look searchingly ...
— The Tinder-Box • Maria Thompson Daviess

Words linked to "Teary" :   tearful

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