Antonyms for groaning

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It was a voice, groaning, yet it was not like a human voice.

The Citizen Morot could not hear the jokes nor distinguish the cause of the groaning.

Whenever the turnkey was coming he was groaning and moaning on the bed.

I have forgotten to eat my bread for the voice of my groaning.

However, I had no thought for any one but my patient, who was groaning most dreadfully.

Is there any State in which you will find more of lamentation and sorrow and groaning and pain?

Meg is always moaning and groaning because she isn't a sylph!

Behind them the soldier and Constance could hear the coach creaking and groaning.

The king, groaning with anguish, was undressed and borne to his bed.

Stroeve hid his face in his hands and swayed backwards and forwards, groaning.