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groan, moan; wail; whimper, bleat
Ex: One of the Bible's most striking references is that Hell is a place where "there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth". (n.) = groan ; groaning ; whining ; whimper ; cry ; whine ; wail ; cri de coeur ; moan.
Ex: Various extremes of excitement and despair ensued: groans, sweating brows, pencils chewed.
Ex: Visitors would be surprised by the loud creaking and groaning of the presses as the timbers gave and rubbed against each other.
Ex: Electronic, peer review journals provide the clearest examples of the value of the Internet as a medium for serious scholarship, a counterpoint to whinings over digital disinformation and knowledge fragmentation.
Ex: The article is entitled 'The WTO deal on basic telecommunications: big bang or little whimper?'.
Ex: This is not simply another story of the powerful and comfortable turning a deaf ear to the cries of the sick and poor.
Ex: The noise is a high-pitched whine or hiss the machine emits during operation.
Ex: He then produced a sound like the deep wail of a bereaved mother which electrified the audience.
Ex: It is a cri de coeur on behalf of the oppressed people of Palestine.
Ex: We arrived back to camp and listened to the low moans of a lion off in the distance.
* gemidos = wailing.
(v.) = moan ; whine ; groan ; wail ; blubber ; snivel ; bay ; whimper.
Ex: The article 'Don't you weep, don't you moan: a sermon on entrepreneurship for acquisitions librarians' urges librarians to become entrepreneurial, to market their services, and to become visible.
Ex: Nothing you can do about that so no use whining.
Ex: Young kids like listening to these shaggy dog stories, but don't usually 'get it', while parents generally groan over the punch lines.
Ex: At this the Queen wept and wailed; but being a clever woman she thought out a plan whereby to save her son.
Ex: 'I hate you!' were the only words that stumbled from his trembling mouth as he blubbered and stomped away = "¡Te odio!" fueron las únicas palabras que escupió de su temblorosa boca mientras lloriqueaba y se alejaba dando zapatazos.
Ex: Always snivelling, coughing, spitting; a stupid, tedious, ill-natured fellow, who was for ever fatiguing people.
Ex: If the Holocaust cannot be discussed freely then stop baying about freedom of speech.
Ex: My baby is 2 months old, he spends most of his waking time either whining or whimpering, only occasionally seems content.
* gemir como alma en pena = wail like + a banshee.
* gemir de dolor = groan with + pain ; moan with + pain.
* gemir de placer = groan with + pleasure ; moan with + pleasure.
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