Definition for AG-GRIEVE'

AG-GRIEVE', v.t. [of ad and grieve, from grief. Perhaps the word is borrowed directly from the Sp. agraviar, to injure; Fr. grever. See Grief and Grave.]

  1. To give pain or sorrow; to afflict.
  2. To bear hard upon; to oppress or injure in one's rights; to vex or harass by civil or political injustice.

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