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Synonyms for groan

an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

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indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

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I think moaners and groaners are a suitable case for treatment, but there again they may have to wait, as their list will be extremely long.
It started with some grunt and groaners in Bristol and then went up a grade or ten with Rosslyn Park.
Many of his decorous New Yorker readers must have been shocked to find their John Cheever writing the following scene, a tableau of men masturbating in a bathroom, where Farragut has gone to watch and participate: "There were the frenzied and compulsive pumpers, the long-timers who caressed themselves for half an hour, there were the groaners and the ones who sighed, and most of the men, when their trigger was pulled and the fusillade began, would shake, buck, catch their breath and make weeping sounds, sounds of grief, of joy, and sometimes death rattles.
CARLOS CUELLAR has one word for the Barcelona and Fiorentina moaners and groaners, who are belittling British clubs' success in Europe .
I WISH I had a quid for everybody I have heard these last two weeks berating the moaners and groaners allegedly dragging down Liverpool's name.
Gabriel didn't doubt that the groaners presently vanished and that the others lapsed directly into their former animal-like desperation" (107-08).
Addy makes the most of the material, Gertz almost convinces us she'd be saddled with such a lummox, and the genial atmosphere of the program helps us forget horrible groaners such as Bill advising his son about the ``wannatouchaboobie tribe,'' which isn't funny the first time and is even worse when repeated later in the episode.
His groaners could also make great TV-news parody skits.
The Moaners, Groaners and Gripers: Related to the It Won't-Works through inter-marriage, these families never seem to agree with anything except the pathetic state of the world in general.
He will be able to spot the moaners and the groaners, the team players from the selfish, and those who will play through pain for their country rather than chuck in the towel.
The risks he takes in these interpretive leaps, however, can produce groaners such as this:
It's those groaners who probably won't be able to make the transition.
The worst of the corporate world's goofs, gaffes and groaners in 2004, as executed by Barbie, Coca-Cola, Dan Rather, Dan River, Donald Trump, Fox, Kryptonite, Michael Eisner, Microsoft, Nextel, R.
Would the pious groaners have liked Barton to be less honest in his answer?
BRITAIN is becoming a nation of moaners, groaners and wimps.