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grievous
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
very serious; or very bad; or causing grief
  • But when this small apparatus of shallow quickness was fetched away in the gig by Luke, and the study was once more quite lonely for Tom, he missed her grievously.
    2.1 -- Book 2 Chapter 1 -- Tom's "First Half" (93% in)
  • It is but little thou sufferest in comparison of them that have suffered so much, were so strongly tempted, so grievously afflicted, so many ways tried and exercised.
    4.3 -- Book 4 Chapter 3 -- A Voice from the Past (61% in)

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