Sentence Examples


  • The pitiful groans from all sides and the torturing pain in his thigh, stomach, and back distracted him.
  • Several wounded men passed along the road, and words of abuse, screams, and groans mingled in a general hubbub, then the firing died down.
  • The wounded crept together in twos and threes and one could hear their distressing screams and groans, sometimes feigned--or so it seemed to Rostov.
  • Groans and curses rose from the grassy area around the blazing facility.
  • The execution was a military and not a national act, and at the last scene on the scaffold the triumphant shouts of the soldiery could not overwhelm the groans and sobs raised by the populace.