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grievance
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Persuasion
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  • She could do little more than listen patiently, soften every grievance, and excuse each to the other; give them all hints of the forbearance necessary between such near neighbours, and make those hints broadest which were meant for her sister’s benefit.
  • There was one circumstance in the history of her grievances of particular irritation.

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  • filed a grievance with the labor board
  • The First Amendment also says Congress will make no law depriving the right of people to peaceably "assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

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