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Definition of the verb aggrieve
What does aggrieve mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: aggrieved | aggrieving | aggrieves
- infringe on the rights of
- cause to feel sorrow
Alternative definition of the verb aggrieve
- [transitive] To give pain or sorrow to; to afflict; hence, to oppress or injure in one's rights; to bear heavily upon;—now commonly used in the passive, to be aggrieved.
- [intransitive, obsolete] To grieve; to lament.
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1,014 GRE Practice Questions (2009)
by Neill Seltzer, Princeton Review
Aggrieve is a synonym for the meaning tested here. and rouse is a synonym of the more familiar definition of pique. Ifyou ltn-ow that pique is negative, then you know you need a positive word. Aggrievr is negative, so eliminate choice (A).
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
AGGRIEVE, v. dg-grew' [OF. ag'rever; F. grewr, to aggrieve: F. grief or griéve, grievous: L. aggrzi1xi'ré—-from ad, gwivis, ...
A Law Dictionary (1843)
Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America : and of the Several States of the American Union : with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier
Graver, to grieve, aggrieve. Graument, a great deal. Gruundour, extent, size.
Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
aggrieve (a-greev) verb to cause someone to feel pain or resentment: Mother was aggrieved by the rareness of our visits home. aggro noun (informal) any aggressiveness, especially if deliberate or for perverse excitement. aghast ...
Abridged ... with the Addition of Walker's Pronunciation ... by Samuel Johnson
ry, wrong; Aggrieve; Aggrieve' :, ag-greve'. v. a, to vex, to inju id, ag-grevd'. part, afflicted, injur hardship, inju- [harass. " are. to ;red. Aggroup, ag-groop'. v. a. to bring into one view. Aghast, a-gast'. a. struck wilh ...
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union (1839)
With References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law by John Bouvier
Graper, to grieve, aggrieve, Graument, a great deal. Graundour, extent, size.
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Scrabble value of A1G2G2R1I1E1V4E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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