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Groan

1. To give forth a low, moaning sound in breathing; to utter a groan, as in pain, in sorrow, or in derision; to moan. For we . . . Do groan, being burdened. (2 cor. V. 4) He heard the groaning of the oak. (Sir W. Scott)

2. To strive after earnestly, as with groans. Nothing but holy, pure, and clear, or that which groaneth to be so. (Herbert)

Origin: oe. Gronen, granen, granien, as. Grnian, fr. The root of grennian to grin. 35. See 2d Grin, and cf. Grunt.


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The Fiber Disease

... i come from the town of the known unknowns where everybody frowns and everybody groans way up the street they gather to meet the unknown unknowns, quick with their toungue and fleet on thieir feet currying favour, wherever they ...

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The Fiber Disease

i come from the town of the known unknowns where everybody frowns and everybody groans way up the street they gather to meet the unknown unknowns who are fleet on their feet together they roam known and unknown till they came to the woods and were turned into gnomes ...

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