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grievous
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The Hobbit
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  • In fact he was in grievous danger of coming under the dragon-spell.
  • Victory had been assured before the fall of night, but the pursuit was still on foot, when Bilbo returned to the camp; and not many were in the valley save the more grievously wounded.
  • "Winter and snow will bite both men and elves," he said, "and they may find their dwelling in the Waste grievous to bear.

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

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