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verb as in moan, complain

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In the run-up to Tuesday, the national media groaned with opinion columns expressing our love-hate relationship with voting.

Murray lost 6-1 7-6, 6-2 as Kate and William grimaced and groaned in agony with the rest of the nation.

Clark groaned on for another 30 minutes before he was declared dead over 90 minutes after the procedure began.

“You are speaking of the King in Yellow,” I groaned, with a shudder.

We moved him to my room; I sat with him as he retched and groaned in pain.

Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.

It was a cloudy, stormy evening: high wind was blowing, and the branches of the trees groaned and creaked above our heads.

She groaned aloud, and her tears flowed faster: Alessandro was making the baby's coffin.

The spirit groaned within her, and she went resolutely forward, passing the Winter Palace Hotel.

Ministers wrung their hands, the king sent for his confessor, the queen wept—but the nation groaned.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to groaned, such as: grumble, sigh, cry, murmur, grouse, and lament.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.