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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
air a grievance, bawl, beef, beefing, belch, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, blare, blat, bray, burr, buzz, cackle, caw, chirr, clamor, clang, clangor, clank, clash, complain, complaining, complaint, crab, craunch, croak, crump, crunch, cry, cry out, destructive criticism, dissent, dolorous tirade, faultfinding, fret, fret and fume, fuss, grievance, grind, gripe, griping, groaning, grouch, grouse, grousing, growl, grumble, grumbling, grunt, holler, howl, jangle, jar, jeremiad, keen, kick, kicking, lament, lodge a complaint, make an outcry, moan, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering, object, outcry, peeve, peevishness, pet peeve, petulance, pipe, plaint, planctus, protest, querulousness, raise a howl, rasp, register a complaint, roar, scolding, scranch, scrape, scratch, scream, screech, scrunch, shriek, sigh, sing, snarl, sniping, snore, sob, sough, squall, squawk, squawking, take on, tirade, twang, ululate, ululation, wail, wail of woe, whimper, whine, whining, whisper, whistle, yammer, yammering, yap, yapping, yawl, yawp, yell, yelp, yowl
Dictionary Results for groan:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    n 1: an utterance expressing pain or disapproval [syn: groan,
    v 1: indicate pain, discomfort, or displeasure; "The students
         groaned when the professor got out the exam booklets"; "The
         ancient door soughed when opened" [syn: groan, moan]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Groan \Groan\, v. t.
   To affect by groans.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Groan \Groan\, n.
   A low, moaning sound; usually, a deep, mournful sound uttered
   in pain or great distress; sometimes, an expression of strong
   disapprobation; as, the remark was received with groans.
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         Such groans of roaring wind and rain.    --Shak.
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         The wretched animal heaved forth such groans. --Shak.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
groan \groan\ (gr[=o]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Groaned
   (gr[=o]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Groaning.] [OE. gronen, granen,
   granien, AS. gr[=a]nian, fr. the root of grennian to grin.
   [root]35. See 2d Grin, and cf. Grunt.]
   1. To give forth a low, moaning sound in breathing; to utter
      a groan, as in pain, in sorrow, or in derision; to moan.
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            For we . . . do groan, being burdened. --2 Cor. v.
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            He heard the groaning of the oak.     --Sir W.
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   2. To strive after earnestly, as with groans.
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            Nothing but holy, pure, and clear,
            Or that which groaneth to be so.      --Herbert.
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