GROAN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of GROAN
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groan
 v.  give forth a low, moaning sound in breathing
Classic Sentence: (207 in 14 pages)
1  This course worked well, and Tom began to groan again.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  A groan escaped from poor Potter, and he put his face in his hands and rocked his body softly to and fro, while a painful silence reigned in the courtroom.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
3  The people woke up more and more, and sung louder and louder; and towards the end some begun to groan, and some begun to shout.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX.
4  Fernand gave a groan, which resembled a sob, and dropped his head into his hands, his elbows leaning on the table.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
5  I am about to be seized with a fit of catalepsy; when it comes to its height I shall probably lie still and motionless as though dead, uttering neither sigh nor groan.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
6  The abbe uttered a kind of groan.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 27. The Story.
7  The young man uttered a groan, but appeared resigned.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
8  I rushed towards the staircase, clutching my hair, and uttering a groan of horror.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 45. The Rain of Blood.
9  Monte Cristo with a smile on his lips, uttered in the depths of his soul a groan which would have made Villefort fly had he but heard it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 48. Ideology.
10  Villefort's only answer was a stifled groan.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 67. At the Office of the King's Attorney.
11  Haidee's arms fell by her side, and she uttered a deep groan, at the same time looking towards the count as if to ask if he were satisfied with her obedience to his commands.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 77. Haidee.
12  This time Caderousse endeavored to call again, but he could only utter a groan, and he shuddered as the blood flowed from his three wounds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 82. The Burglary.
13  The banker uttered a groan and followed his guide; he neither supplicated nor exclaimed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 114. Peppino.
14  Scarlett heard the stairs groan and she got softly to her feet.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
15  Once he heard his mother groan and he burst into sobbing hiccoughs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER L
Example Sentence:
1  He keeled over on to the floor amongst the dogs, and begun to groan like he was dying.
2  While he was deep in his musings, Becky woke up with a breezy little laugh--but it was stricken dead upon her lips, and a groan followed it.
3  All the night I heard but three sounds at three long intervals, -- a step creak, a momentary renewal of the snarling, canine noise, and a deep human groan.
4  Rochester's visit it seemed spellbound: all the night I heard but three sounds at three long intervals,--a step creak, a momentary renewal of the snarling, canine noise, and a deep human groan.
5  Weep no more , no sigh , nor groan.
6  She groaned at the memory, suffering all over again the excruciating embarrassment of those moments.
7  The kids all groaned when I switched off the TV.
8  The table creaked and groaned under the weight.
9  The cart groaned under the weight of the piano.
10  The dying man groaned with agony as the rescues tried to move him.
11  The patient groaned as he was lifted onto the stretcher.
12  He groaned and slapped his forehead, as if suddenly remembering something obvious.
13  They were all moaning and groaning about the amount of work they had.
14  We could hear the groans of the wounded soldiers.
15  There were loud groans when he started to sing.