How to use Moans in a sentence

moans
  • The cook's moans had now subsided.

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  • Hearing those moans Prince Andrew wanted to weep.

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  • Piteous, helpless, animal moans came through the door.

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  • Her moans grow in strength from low whimpers of joy to shouts of ecstasy.

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  • My mother sat beside my little bed and tried to soothe my feverish moans while in her troubled heart she prayed, "Father in Heaven, spare my baby's life!"

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  • So may the Devil I Respite their souls from Heaven!"; Hellas, 657, "Bask in the [deep] blue noon divine"; Julian and Maddalo, 218, where "Moans, shrieks, and curses, and blaspheming prayers" is absent in the earlier editions though required for the rhyme; so lines 299-301 of the Letter to Maria Gisborne.

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  • There were gasps and slight moans from the eight against the wall, and this perturbed our captor.

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  • For long minutes, moans issued from the writhing forms until all sound and movement ceased.

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  • The winter wind has come a-calling and moans through cracks and crevices like so many ghosts visiting from hell, wailing and beckoning for me to join them.

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  • Through the open window the moans of the adjutant could be heard more distinctly.

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  • But in the yard there was a light from the fire at Little Mytishchi a mile and a half away, and through the night came the noise of people shouting at a tavern Mamonov's Cossacks had set up across the street, and the adjutant's unceasing moans could still be heard.

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  • Oh, ooh! his frightened moans could be heard, subdued by suffering and broken by sobs.

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