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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of groan.

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Examples

  • Here Mrs. Silverstein groaned her horror of gambling, and her husband, aware that his eloquence had betrayed him, collapsed into voluble assurances that he was ahead of the game.

    Chapter 2

  • Martin groaned and sweated and thrust his hands through his hair.

    Chapter 29

  • Just as she sat next to me, Ted groaned from the other room.

    Babies

  • "I've heard of these Paumotus before," the captain groaned, lifting his blanched face from his hands.

    THE SEED OF McCOY

  • And when he had versed his verse and had prosed his prose, he again groaned and complained and remembered he had been and how he had been parted from his brother.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • She said, It hath reached me, O auspicious King, that when Kamar al-Zaman had repeated to his father these verses, he wept and complained and groaned from a wounded heart; and added these lines,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "I've heard of these Paumotus before," the captain groaned, lifting his blanched face from his hands.

    The Seed of McCoy

  • Martin groaned and sweated and thrust his hands through his hair.

    Chapter 29

  • Here Mrs. Silverstein groaned her horror of gambling, and her husband, aware that his eloquence had betrayed him, collapsed into voluble assurances that he was ahead of the game.

    Chapter 2

  • "If only she don't burn all her canvas off before she makes inside,:" the captain groaned.

    THE SEED OF McCOY

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