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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Grim  \Grim\,  a.  [Compar.  {Grimmer}  (-mer);  superl.  {Grimmest}.] 
  [AS.  grim;  akin  to  G.  grimm,  equiv.  to  G.  &  D.  grimmig  Dan. 
  grim,  grum,  Sw  grym,  Icel.  grimmr,  G.  gram  grief,  as  adj., 
  hostile;  cf  Gr  ?,  a  crushing  sound,  ?  to  neigh.] 
  Of  forbidding  or  fear-inspiring  aspect;  fierce;  stern;  surly; 
  cruel;  frightful;  horrible. 
 
  Whose  grim  aspect  sets  every  joint  a-shaking.  --Shak. 
 
  The  ridges  of  grim  war.  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  Syn.--  Fierce;  ferocious;  furious;  horrid;  horrible; 
  frightful;  ghastly;  grisly;  hideous;  stern;  sullen; 
  sour. 




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