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synonyms for moaned

  • carp
  • grieve
  • gripe
  • grumble
  • mourn
  • sigh
  • sob
  • wail
  • bemoan
  • bewail
  • deplore
  • grouse
  • keen
  • lament
  • whine

antonyms for moaned

MOST RELEVANT
  • be happy
  • compliment
  • please
  • praise
  • gloat
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How to use moaned in a sentence

Punch scratched himself in his sleep, and Judy moaned a little.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
"Well, seems to me just now a hotel would look the nicest of anything," moaned Cordelia, wearily.
THE SUNBRIDGE GIRLS AT SIX STAR RANCHELEANOR H. (ELEANOR HODGMAN) PORTER
Her tears instead flowed faster, and her sobs grew heavier, until finally she moaned like a stricken animal in pain.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
I lay me down and moaned, in my agony of spirit and of body, and at last sleep came to my relief.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
The medium moaned and wrung her hands hysterically, her breath coming in quick gasps.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
Very faintly Russell thanked him, and pressed his hand; but he moaned with pain continually, and at last fainted away.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
He gripped her delicate wrist with unconscious violence, and she shrank and moaned.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Jack moaned, as the picture of what he had seen there that well-remembered night rose up before his mind.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
He looked around, wondering if he had gone blind, and the breath moaned out between his bruised lips.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
"No, no, no," Mzli moaned again in such sorrowful tones as no one had ever heard from the energetic little child.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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