Definition of Engrieve

1. v. t. To grieve.



Definition of Engrieve

1. Verb. (archaic transitive) To cause grief to, to vex or pain; to associate with vexation or pain. ¹

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Definition of Engrieve

1. to grieve [v ENGRIEVED, ENGRIEVING, ENGRIEVES] - See also: grieve

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engrieve

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engraveries
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engrieve (current term)
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Literary usage of Engrieve

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1. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1876)
"Even in men, aches and hurts and corns do engrieve, either towards rain or towards frost : for the one maketh the humours more to abound ; and the other ..."

2. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"He used the Catholics to keep England separate from Scotland, to protect Romanist refugees, to shuffle over his debts, to " engrieve " the petty differences ..."

3. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1901)
"Aches and corns," says Lord Verulam, " do engrieve (afflict) either towards rain or frost ; the one makes the humours to abound more, and the other makes ..."

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