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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRIEVANCES

The quarrel is not yours nor mine, nor the grievances naither.

Arthur buried his grievances and offered himself to Mr. Galloway in the emergency.

Grievances of Ireland, examination of the alleged, 701the true, 708.

It happened that the postmen's grievances were very prominent at that time.

In reply, Paul detailed some of the grievances to which he had been subjected.

Whatever his grievances against the people he served—and who is without them?

We have no desire either to weaken their motives or to exaggerate their grievances.

Gardner not only gave a list of grievances, but suggested measures to reform them.

Nor should we permit our grievances to overshadow our opportunities.

After some delay, their request was granted, and their grievances redressed.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "state of being aggrieved," from Old French grevance "harm, injury, misfortune, trouble, suffering," from grever "to harm, to burden" (see grieve). In reference to a cause of such a condition, from late 15c.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.