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Pronunciation : Grieve, Greeve
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [AS. ger. Cf. Reeve an officer.]
Definition : Defn: A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a manorial bailiff. [Scot.] Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve. Sir W. Scott.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Grieve
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.]
Definition : 1. To occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to make sorrowful; to cause to suffer; to affect; to hurt; to try. Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God. Eph. iv. 30. The maidens grieved themselves at my concern. Cowper,

2. To sorrow over; as, to grieve one's fate. [R.]

t. [imp. & p. p. Grieved; p. pr. & vb. n. Grieving.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Grieve
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To feel grief; to be in pain of mind on account of an evil; to sorrow; to mourn; -- often followed by at, for, or over. Do not you grieve at this. Shak.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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