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Synonyms for groan

Synonyms for groan

an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

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indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure

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MOST keen amateur cooks will have shelves groaning beneath the weight of recipe books and will be glued to their television any time a cookery programme's screened.
US attempts to isolate Syria, however haphazard, are foundering on the international community's unwillingness to destabilise Damascus, with the region already groaning beneath the shadow of Iraq's chaos (see sbme3-Iraq-7-USpresenceSunniShi'iteWarMar6-06).
Bookshop shelves are groaning beneath the burden of billions of published pages on the lastest trendy diets, many of them packing a celebrity endorsement.
Crushed under the heels of the visitor or groaning beneath the heavy void of an invisible hero, the figurines, like the yearbook faces, fade to a sea of color and form unless focused attention is brought to bear.
Scottish football is currently groaning beneath the weight of their financial supremacy and the fresh air of real competition is something I'd truly relish.