(Of tears) welling in a person’s eyes but not falling on their cheeks: her eyes were bright with unshed tears
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- Leaning in, she planted a light kiss on his cheek, smiling through unshed tears.
- Her eyes were brimming with unshed tears threatening to fall down her pale and fragile face.
- My eyes burned with unshed tears but I refused to let them fall.
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