They listened with audible outrage, sighing and groaning in disbelief.
I watched one man loading a groaning cart with gilt edged paper goblets and plates, clearly preparing for a fête.
I watched per plunge directly into the groaning, writhing horde.
In the show, Sharp has Christopher rock back and forth, groaning, his hands over his ears.
The nationalist gangs are sensing a greener-than-usual green light; the blogosphere is groaning with ethnic paranoia.
And, groaning deeply, he threw himself on a chair, and rugged his hair like a maniac in the highest paroxysm of his disease.
There was the noise among the people outside, the groaning, the cries!
One of the wounded men—the police trooper, to wit—was groaning piteously.
There was a groaning in the middle of where the shrouded ones lay.
Shif'less Sol spoke after a while, and apparently his groaning voice was drawn up from the very bottom of his chest.
Old English granung, verbal noun from groan (v.). From 16c.-19c., and in dialect, also "a woman's lying in."
late 14c., from groan (v); earlier grane (early 14c.).