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grievance an injustice considered a cause for complaint, or the complaint resulting from such an injustice.
grievance committee a committee empowered to settle grievances, as between labor and management, according to formal procedures established by prior agreement.
grieve to feel intense sorrow; mourn. [2 definitions]
grievous causing emotional or physical suffering; painful. [3 definitions]
griffin a mythical monster depicted in art with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.
griffon a variant of griffin.
grigri a charm or fetish, usu. African or associated with voodoo.
grill a framework or grating of parallel metal bars used to support foods for broiling; gridiron. [7 definitions]
grille a grating, often of metal, used as a screen, barrier, or decoration over an opening such as a window or the ventilation area of an engine.
grillroom a restaurant or part of a restaurant where grilled foods are a specialty.
grillwork a grille, or material functioning as or resembling a grille.
grilse a young male salmon that has returned to fresh water for its first spawning.
grim stern and unrelenting; harsh. [3 definitions]
grimace a contorted facial expression that shows pain, disgust, or contempt. [2 definitions]
grimalkin a cat, esp. an old female cat. [2 definitions]
grime dirt, soot, or the like, esp. clinging to or embedded in a surface. [2 definitions]
grimy covered or filled with grime; extremely dirty.
grin to smile broadly, so that the teeth are revealed. [5 definitions]
grind to crush or make by crushing into fine particles. [12 definitions]
grinder a person or machine that grinds. [3 definitions]
grindstone a stone wheel that is rotated to sharpen implements or weapons, grind grain, or sand and shape items by abrasion.