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grievous
used in The Two Towers

4 uses
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Definition
very serious; or very bad; or causing grief
  • 'It is tidings more grievous than any in this land can understand, though it may touch them sorely ere the year is much older,' said Aragorn.
    3.2 -- Book 3 Chapter 2 -- The Riders of Rohan (65% in)
  • Nothing that we have endured of late has seemed so grievous as the treason of Isengard.
    3.5 -- Book 3 Chapter 5 -- The White Rider (54% in)
  • Grievous is the fall of your men; but you shall see that at least the wolves of the mountains do not devour them.
    3.8 -- Book 3 Chapter 8 -- The Road to Isengard (50% in)
  • This is a grievous turn to things!
    3.11 -- Book 3 Chapter 11 -- The Palantir (37% in)

There are no more uses of "grievous" in The Two Towers.

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