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tear
t(ə)r
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (及物的动) transitive verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. The act of tearing.
  2. An occasion for excessive eating or drinking.
  3. A drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands.
  4. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart.
(动) As a verb
  1. Fill with tears or shed tears.
    • Strip of feathers.
    • To separate or be separated by force.
      • Separate or cause to separate abruptly.
      • Move quickly and violently.
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