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Aggrieve


AGGRIE'VE, verb transitive [of ad and grieve from grief. See Grief and Grave.]

1. To give pain or sorrow; to afflict. In this sense, it is nearly superseded by grieve.

2. To bear hard upon; to oppress or injure, in one's rights; to vex or harass by civil or political injustice.

AGGRIE'VE, verb intransitive To mourn; to lament. [Not used. See Grieve.]