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grievous
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • He inquired, however, with surprise, why he called the peasant-trader Gorstkin, Lyagavy, and obligingly explained to Mitya that, though the man’s name really was Lyagavy, he was never called so, as he would be grievously offended at the name, and that he must be sure to call him Gorstkin, "or you’ll do nothing with him; he won’t even listen to you," said the priest in conclusion.

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  • She suffered grievous bodily harm.
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