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grievance
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
the cause of a complaint (real or imagined); or the complaint in formally written form
  • Give Call a grievance, however silly, and he would save it like money.
    Chapters 1-2 (24% in)
  • "Call, if you want better food you have to start by shooting Bolivar," Augustus said, reminded of his own grievance against the cook.
    Chapters 1-2 (52% in)
  • He had gone down to the saloon to get an ax someone had borrowed and not returned, and while he was getting the ax he heard a young woman crying out words and grievances to someone who was with her in her room.
    Chapters 11-12 (58% in)
  • He began to feel more and more of a grievance against more and more people.
    Chapters 36-37 (63% in)

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