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grievous
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Sense and Sensibility
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  • I hope, from the bottom of my heart, he won’t keep her waiting much longer, for it is quite grievous to see her look so ill and forlorn.
  • His demands and your inexperience together, on a small, very small income, must have brought on distresses which would not be the LESS grievous to you, from having been entirely unknown and unthought of before.

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

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