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verb as in groan, complain

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“Basically the[re] is no money out there,” moaned one submitter.

Students moaned and grunted as they contorted their bodies into a succession of poses.

The left moaned that The Citizens United Supreme Court ruling would flood campaigns with corporate cash.

Punch scratched himself in his sleep, and Judy moaned a little.

"Well, seems to me just now a hotel would look the nicest of anything," moaned Cordelia, wearily.

Her tears instead flowed faster, and her sobs grew heavier, until finally she moaned like a stricken animal in pain.

I lay me down and moaned, in my agony of spirit and of body, and at last sleep came to my relief.

The medium moaned and wrung her hands hysterically, her breath coming in quick gasps.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moaned, such as: sob, wail, sigh, carp, grumble, and gripe.

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