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 for Grieve
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grieve \Grieve\ (gr[=e]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grieved; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Grieving.] [OE. greven, OF. grever, fr. L. gravare
     to burden, oppress, fr. gravis heavy. See Grief.]
     1. To occasion grief to; to wound the sensibilities of; to
        make sorrowful; to cause to suffer; to afflict; to hurt;
        to try.
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              Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.    --Eph. iv. 30.
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              The maidens grieved themselves at my concern.
                                                    --Cowper,
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     2. To sorrow over; as, to grieve one's fate. [R.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grieve \Grieve\ (gr[=e]v), Greeve \Greeve\, n. [AS. ger[=e]fa.
     Cf. Reeve an officer.]
     A manager of a farm, or overseer of any work; a reeve; a
     manorial bailiff. [Scot.]
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           Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve. --Sir
                                                    W. Scott.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grieve \Grieve\, v. i.
     To feel grief; to be in pain of mind on account of an evil;
     to sorrow; to mourn; -- often followed by at, for, or over.
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           Do not you grieve at this.               --Shak.
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