English words and Examples of Usage
use "grievous" in a sentence
In the 1840s Toronto Reverend Dr John Black was sent to preach to the settlement, but "his lack of the Gaelic was at first a grievous disappointment" to parishioners.
Even the most grievous wounds could not kill him, and even decapitating him is more a nuisance than anything else.
leave, causing a major grievance
among the enlist
The continued drain upon their
purses - on one occasion the whole dividend of the year was absorbed by the rebuildin
g of the chapel - was the grievance
which at last roused the fellows to make a stand.
s, "Most southerners saw the measure as a significant
amelioration of their grievance
and were now content to back Jackson for reelection rather than pursue the more drastic
remedy such as the one South Carolina was touting." In the midst of this ordeal, love blossoms between Babe, the grievance
committee head, and Sid, the new factory superintendent.
If I wrote to please grievance
groups, my work would be propaganda.
was further exacerbated by views of the British military leadership which relegated them to a non-martial status as races that were not fit to bear arms; in whom fighting qualities had declined.
The number of part-time like students if 70%, and hence the full time (conventional ) students's grievance
are not anything to discuss.
Jayewardene also eliminated a major Tamil grievance
by abrogating the "standardization" policy of the United Front government, which had made university admission crite
ria for Tamils more difficult.
Every one has the right, either individually or in association with others, to petition
the government of his State or the United Nations for redress of grievance
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