Peggy commits a grievous faux pas when she nervously eyes her purse—with a wad of cash inside—next to the sofa.
No longer will we have to endure the grievous injury of that flag popping up as a museum shop chotchke.
Yet within the anger I have toward these people, there is also love, and their loss is grievous.
The cop lay open-eyed with a grievous head wound as Johnson again checked for a pulse.
Neither Israel nor America should make that grievous mistake about Iran.
And there was a famine in the land: and Abram went down into Egypt to sojourn there; for the famine was grievous in the land.
The country was saddened, moreover, with grievous sicknesses.
Like the famous A-tu-ma-shi monastery, these made no pretence of being in Burmese style, and were grievous to the sthetic eye.
For three years past, this grievous calamity had been borne.
On the contrary, it is preparing for her some grievous and humiliating calamity.