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synonyms for grievances

  • grief
  • hardship
  • injustice
  • objection
  • outrage
  • resentment
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • affliction
  • beef
  • bellyache
  • blast
  • case
  • cross
  • damage
  • distress
  • flack
  • grouse
  • holler
  • hoo-ha
  • howl
  • injury
  • jeremiad
  • kick
  • knock
  • pain
  • rap
  • rigor
  • roar
  • rumble
  • squawk
  • stink
  • trial
  • tribulation
  • trouble
  • violence
  • wrong
  • yell
  • ax to grind
  • big stink
  • pain in the neck

antonyms for grievances

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  • delight
  • happiness
  • joy
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • comfort
  • compliment
  • favor
  • good health
  • health
  • help
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • right
  • flattery
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How to use grievances in a sentence

Old Ripper, a talkative, discontented man, stopped and ventured to enter on his grievances.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The Tory gentry, who were powerful in all the counties, had special grievances.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
However, enough about eating; Paul and Digby were philosophers in their way, and had no wish to make grievances out of trifles.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
These were positive and weighty grievances, which ought, it was urged, to be remedied.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Mr. Hume entered at considerable length into a recapitulation of the past and present grievances of the Canadians.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Then Robert proceeded to pour out his soul, stating the miners' grievances and their rights as men.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
The grievances which had arisen out of it were manifold; and as a remedy for them he proposed the re-union of the two provinces.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
If other countries acted in a similar manner, how could the grievances of bygone centuries ever be forgotten?
IS ULSTER RIGHT?ANONYMOUS
Yet still there appeared a disposition to express their grievances in humble petitions.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
Among the first important acts of this Congress was the declaration of colonial rights, grievances, and policy.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
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