Definitions

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  • n. Obsolete form of gree.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See gree, a step.
  • n. See gree, good will.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See gree.
  • n. See gree

Etymologies

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Examples

  • He thinks it a family disgrace, that can only be wiped off by marrying her to you; and he would do it _bon gre, mal gre_, but that he waits to hear what Burgundy will say.

    The Caged Lion

  • What he did comprehend was, that the moment had come when, _bon gre mal gre_, he was called upon to acquit himself of the commission with which

    The Tiger Hunter

  • So the King did of himself bid me to declare to all that would take our tallys for payment, that he should, soon as the Parliament's money do come in, take back their tallys, and give them money: which I giving him occasion to repeat to me, it coming from him against the 'gre'

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, November 1666

  • Archbishop of Canterbury that now is, he did think of this man and sent for him up: and here he is, against the 'gre' and content of the old Doctors, made judge, but is a very excellent man both for judgment and temper, yet majesty enough, and by all men's report, not to be corrupted.

    Pepys' Diary

  • Hall, where he had always lived; only by accident the business of the want of a Judge being proposed to the present Archbishop of Canterbury that now is, he did think of this man and sent for him up: and here he is, against the 'gre' and content of the old Doctors, made judge, but is a very excellent man both for judgment and temper, yet majesty enough, and by all men's report, not to be corrupted.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 51: March 1666-67

  • Yo 'make ver' gre't mistake to get in troub 'wid dem. "

    Frank Merriwell Down South

  • Yahdiler ellerindeki Tevrat'a, ayrca limlerinden ve atalarndan iitip durduklarna gre yaknda bu blgede zuhur edecek bir peygambere iman edeceklerini ve bu peygamberin desteiyle putperestlie son vererek Araplar ortadan kaldracaklarn syleyip duruyorlard.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • Exporters in Germany, Japan and China were doing gre at business selling to U.S. consumers, who were borrowing — largely from Asia — so they could buy Japanese big-screen TVs, German imported cars and Chinese toys and apparel.

    Why Leaders Want to Rebalance Growth

  • The gre - nade left her hand before his hands could cut the water.

    Wonder Woman and the Lasso of Truth

  • There was a moment in the third and final presidential debate between Barack Obama and John McCain when I had a powerful vision from my youth: Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight boxer and even gre ... digg

    Geoffrey Dunn: Better Angels: The Inauguration of Barack Obama

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  • Well, it's all behind you now. And honestly, Pro, you have a far better grasp of English than many native speakers I know, so I wouldn't worry. :-)

    November 12, 2008

  • I will! I took my test today but it's not easy to understand the scores until they send you the percentile rank. In general, I think it went OK, but my scores in the verbal section are lower than I would have expected. And a funny story is now on turgid.

    November 12, 2008

  • Let us know how it goes!

    *keeping fingers crossed for Pro, even though he doesn't need it*

    November 11, 2008

  • Tomorrow. First attempt.

    November 11, 2008

  • If you pass your O-levels and the GRE, you'll be an OGRE.

    October 14, 2008

  • A very, very boring test with a prep book that reesetee will gladly send to New York City, only has no idea exactly where.

    October 14, 2008

  • A very, very boring test with a prep book that reesetee will send to New York City.

    October 14, 2008

  • A very, very boring test for which I edit a prep book.

    October 14, 2008

  • A very, very boring test that I'm studying for.

    October 12, 2008

  • Graduate Record Examination, a standardized test created and administered by the Educational Testing Service link

    October 12, 2008

  • And now...

    August 2, 2008