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grievous
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Wuthering Heights
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  • He had been active and healthy, yet his strength left him suddenly; and when he was confined to the chimney-corner he grew grievously irritable.
  • Linton had slid from his seat on to the hearthstone, and lay writhing in the mere perverseness of an indulged plague of a child, determined to be as grievous and harassing as it can.

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  • She suffered grievous bodily harm.
  • a grievous offense against morality

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