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synonyms for moaning

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

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  • be happy
  • compliment
  • please
  • praise
  • gloat
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How to use moaning in a sentence

Dimly-lit bars brim with life, though an uncomfortably loud, orgasmic moan — originating from a television ad nearby — may interrupt your experience.
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Alessandro's face haunted him, and also the memory of Ramona's, as she lay tossing and moaning in the wretched Cahuilla hovel.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The wind, too, was rising, and I heard the trees moaning overhead and the waves breaking with increasing clamour on the shore.
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I found her just now sobbing and moaning over Eddie, wishing they were both dead, and all the rest of it.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Finding this of no avail, he came to the door of the tent, moaning sadly, and by his gestures seeming to beg for the dead body.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
Men talked in whispers, save as here and there they passed one lying wounded and moaning.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He had watched by the death-bed of his dearest dreams, he had listened to the moaning of multitudes of imprisoned hopes.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
For a few moments he dragged himself on his hands, moaning piteously and seeking to approach his brother's corpse.
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His youthful system could endure it no longer: he uttered a moaning, sepulchral groan, and sunk to the floor!
CHARLES DURANTHE AUTHOR OF THE WALDOS
A trundle-bed before the fire was occupied by a very old woman, who was feebly moaning with rheumatism.
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WORDS RELATED TO MOANING

  • bellyaching
  • caviling
  • censorious
  • critical
  • criticizing
  • deprecatory
  • disparaging
  • fault-finding
  • griping
  • grouchy
  • grousing
  • grumbling
  • hypercritical
  • kvetching
  • moaning
  • nagging
  • niggling
  • nit-picking
  • overcritical
  • quibbling
  • scathing
  • whining
  • accusing
  • bellyaching
  • charging
  • critical
  • deploring
  • disapproving
  • discontented
  • dissenting
  • fretting
  • grumbling
  • lamenting
  • malcontent
  • moaning
  • mourning
  • murmuring
  • peevish
  • protesting
  • querulous
  • regretting
  • repining
  • resentful
  • weeping
  • whining
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