moan

Part of speech: verb

To lament; utter a moan.

Part of speech: noun

A feeble or suppressed groan.

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Usage examples "moan":

  1. Her lips parted, but only a little moan came from them. - "A Maker of History", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. But, as soon as Emilie felt the touch of Constance' fingers, she began to moan anew and opened her eyes: " Oh, Auntie, Auntie, you're a dear, you're a dear! - "Dr. Adriaan", Louis Couperus.
  3. Is there no moan but hers? - "The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I", Elizabeth Barrett Browning.