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grieve

verb uk   /ɡriːv/ us  
[I] to feel or express great sadness, especially when someone dies: He is still grieving for/over his wife.Remembering people who have died [T] formal to make you feel sad and angry: [+ obj + to infinitive ] It grieves me to see all this food going to waste.Making people sad, shocked and upset
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