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n. (plural of sob English) vb. Third person singular of sob.

Usage examples of "sobs".

She buried her face in her hands, and her low, stifled sobs filled Van Berg with the keenest distress and perplexity.

Incomprehensible voices battered him, sobs and shouts and wails stabbed the night, but Harry and Ginny walked on, back up the steps into the entrance hall.

Olivia had wrapped her in blankets by then, and used towels and rags to clean everywhere, as Victoria continued to lie on their bathroom floor, racked by sobs, and despite the blanket Olivia had wrapped her in, convulsed by such terrible trembling that her teeth shook.

Her hands shook so terribly she could hardly read what it said, and she felt herself gulp great sobs of air as she read it.

I now heard that voice crying out to God for salvation, and great sobs shook my body as she prayed for forgiveness.

She broke down with a burst of tears and sobs that quite dismayed her cousin.

Going into the nursery half an hour later, Elsie was grieved and surprised to find Chloe sitting by the crib of the sleeping babe, crying and sobbing as if her very heart would break, her head bowed upon her knees, and the sobs half-smothered, lest they should disturb the child.

The moonstone flashed as vibrant as ever, and, as she rolled it in her palm, she was suddenly wrenched by sobs of helplessness.

She sobs hysterically, and then screams and doubles up as though she were being stabbed.

Now below the cliff Madoc heard a frightful thudding and crackling, then sobs and groans.

His chest shook with voiceless sobs, and Kipp remembered how glad he had been that Catlin had not been there to see Four Bears cursing the whites.

The deep, hoarse sobs unnerved her mother when she came to coax her away.

Sterrin was face downwards, her whole body heaving with deep, se sobs, her bandaged hand still clutching the mirror.

Natasha did not change her position, but her whole body heaved with noiseless, convulsive sobs which choked her.

And she burst into sobs with the despairing vehemence with which people bewail disasters they feel they have themselves occasioned.