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The word "tear" uses 4 letters: aert.

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n. - A partially vitrified bit of clay in glass. 2

n. - A drop of the limpid, saline fluid secreted, normally in small amount, by the lachrymal gland, and diffused between the eye and the eyelids to moisten the parts and facilitate their motion. Ordinarily the secretion passes through the lachrymal duct into the nose, but when it is increased by emotion or other causes, it overflows the lids. 2

n. - Something in the form of a transparent drop of fluid matter; also, a solid, transparent, tear-shaped drop, as of some balsams or resins. 2

n. - That which causes or accompanies tears; a lament; a dirge. 2

v. t. - To separate by violence; to pull apart by force; to rend; to lacerate; as, to tear cloth; to tear a garment; to tear the skin or flesh. 2

v. t. - Hence, to divide by violent measures; to disrupt; to rend; as, a party or government torn by factions. 2

v. t. - To rend away; to force away; to remove by force; to sunder; as, a child torn from its home. 2

v. t. - To pull with violence; as, to tear the hair. 2

v. t. - To move violently; to agitate. 2

v. i. - To divide or separate on being pulled; to be rent; as, this cloth tears easily. 2

v. i. - To move and act with turbulent violence; to rush with violence; hence, to rage; to rave. 2

n. - The act of tearing, or the state of being torn; a rent; a fissure. 2

Direct anagrams of tear:

rate tare

Words formed by adding one letter before or after tear (in bold), or to aert in any order:

f - after l - alert alter artel later ratel taler n - antre p - apter pater peart prate taper e - arete eater m - armet mater ramet tamer s - aster rates stare tares tears v - avert trave c - caret carte cater crate react recta trace d - dater derat rated tared trade tread h - earth hater heart rathe x - extra retax taxer g - grate great retag targe terga i - irate retia terai o - oater orate r - rater tarre terra a - reata b - taber k - taker t - tater tetra treat w - tawer water y - teary u - urate



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