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grieve

 
 
pronunciation:
griv
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part of speech: verb
inflections: grieves, grieving, grieved
definition 1: to feel great sadness; mourn.
Grandmother grieved over the loss of her husband.
synonyms:
mourn
antonyms:
celebrate, rejoice
similar words:
moan, wail, weep
definition 2: to cause to feel great sadness.
It grieves me to tell you this bad news.
synonyms:
distress, pain, sadden
antonyms:
please
similar words:
depress, hurt
derivations: grievingly (adv.), griever (n.)
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