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grievous
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Moby Dick
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  • But this was very far North, be it remembered, where beer agrees well with the constitution; upon the Equator, in our southern fishery, beer would be apt to make the harpooneer sleepy at the mast-head and boozy in his boat; and grievous loss might ensue to Nantucket and New Bedford.

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

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