agrever (s.xii1/3)

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agrever (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 4,261a gravare; Gdf: 1,167c agrever; GdfC: ; TL: 1,213 agrever; DEAF: G1361 agrever; DMF:  aggrever; TLF: ; OED:  aggrieve v.; MED:  agreven v.; DMLBS: 52b aggravare ]
aggrever;  agraver  


1to make heavy, burdensome
( s.xii2; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Dunc agreva Deus sa main sur cels de A. […] e forment les descunfist  12
2to overburden, crush
( a.1382; MS: a.1382 )  q’ils ne soient poynt pur le tribute aggrevez  8.35
3to make worse
( MS: 1120-40 )  Sa fin aproismet, ses mals est agravé  289
lawto aggravate, worsen
( 1340 )  ceo contempt n’est parlé mes d’agrever le tort  14-15 Ed III 91


agrever a
1 to oppress, overwhelm
( MS: s.xii4/4 ) Mult li agrieve icele enfermeté  273

( MS: s.xiv2 )  issint en tres graunts perils les cheitifs femmes furent agravants  4r


( 1321 )  agrevé chose nous semble desicome nos ditz chasteux ount estez en ces hures vitaillez  260
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiii2 )  une autre enferté Dum il se sente agravé  214.324
( s.xiii2/4; MS: c.1300 )  Ces treis ordres funt taunt ke le mund Se sent agrevé  423.
estre agrevé sur
1 to lie heavy on
( s.xii1; MS: 1155-60 )  sicume pesant feis sunt agrevez (Latin: aggravatae) sur mei  64.XXXVII.4
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