Thesaurus / grouchy
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This post admirably suited Grouchy, who was a horseman by nature and a cavalry soldier by instinct.
At Moskowa his cuirassiers, sabre in hand, drove the Russians out of the great redoubt, but Grouchy himself was seriously wounded.
Unfortunately, the Duke refused the opportunity to escape which was offered him, and Grouchy had to make him a prisoner.
He had an ingrowing toe nail, which sometimes made him grouchy and sour, so he was dubbed Pickles.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
Before this, Marshal Grouchy had likewise expired in his eighty-first year.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
We drank the coffee brought to us before dawn, in grouchy, sleepy, monosyllabic silence.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
In this case his Lordship had been grouchy, and everybody's pleasure had been spoiled.
Napoleon made a miscalculation, as most critics think, in giving Grouchy so large a force.
Moreover one corps, Ziethen's, took a parallel road further to the north, entirely out of Grouchy's reach.
But when Grouchy heard of the total defeat of the emperor, he naturally thought only of regaining France.
WORDS RELATED TO GROUCHY
- down in the dumps
- down in the mouth
- having blue devils
- having the blahs
- in a bad mood
- in a blue funk
- singing the blues
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