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grievance
used in The Glass Castle

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Definition
the cause of a complaint (real or imagined); or the complaint in formally written form
  • All we heard was the front door opening upstairs, then Mom and Dad's voices and Erma beginning the long narrative of her grievances against us.
    p. 147.8
  • I just stood there looking from one distorted face to another, listening to this babble of enraged squabbling as the members of the Walls family gave vent to all their years of hurt and anger, each unloading his or her own accumulated grievances and blaming the others for allowing the most fragile one of us to break into pieces.
    p. 276.3

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