gram
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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gram
grom; adj. [grama anger] Furious, fierce, wroth, angry, offended, incensed, hostile, troublesome He swá grom wearþ on his móde he became so incensed; rex iratus, Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 72, 32: 6, 4; Swt. 260, 23. Driliten wæs ðam folce gram the Lord was angry with the people, Deut. 1, 37: Cd. 16; Th. 20, 2; Gen. 302. Wearþ se cyng swíðe gram wið ða burhware the king was very angry with the citizens, Chr. 1048; Erl. 178, 6. He wæs on his gáste gram exacerbaverunt spiritum ejus, Ps. Th. 105, 25. Ic eom nalæs grames módes non sum turbatus, 118, 60. Of gramum folce de populo barbaro, 113, 1. Ðín ðæt grame yrre thy fierce anger, 68, 25: 84, 1: 108, 18. Seó eádge biseah ongeán gramum the blessed maid looked on the fierce one [the devil], Exon. 75 a; Th. 280, 12; Jul. 628: Cd. 27; Th. 36, 35; Gen. 582. Ða graman Gydena ðe folcisce men hátaþ Parcas the fierce goddesses whom common people call Parcæ, Bt. 35, 6; Fox 168, 24. Grame gúþfrecan fierce warriors, Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 35; Jud. 224: Andr. Kmbl. 1833; An. 919: Ps. Th. 104, 30. Grame me forhogedon my enemies despised me, 118, 141: 104, 15: Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 2; Jud. 238. Grame manige fremde þeóda many hostile and strange nations; alienigenæ, Ps. Th. 82, 6: 118, 138: Exon. 126 b; Th. 485, 26; Rä. 72, 3. Ðǽr ða graman wunnon where the fierce ones struggled, Beo. Th. 1559; B. 777. In gramra gripe into the grasp of foes, Andr. Kmbl. 433; An. 217: 1901; An. 953. Gromra, Cd. 114; Th. 150, 2; Gen. 2485. Deófla strǽlas gromra gárfare the shafts of devils, the spears of fierce spirits, Exon. 19 a; Th. 49, 5; Cri. 781. Ne beó ðú ælþeódegum gram thou shalt not ... oppress a stranger, Ex. 23, 9. Ne beó ðú me gram noli mihi molestus esse, Lk. Skt. 11, 7: 18, 5. [Laym. gram: Orm. gramm: O. Sax. gram, the gramo the devil: Icel. gramr wroth; pl. gramir, gröm fiends, demons; see Grmm. D. M. 942-3: O. H. Ger. gram iratus: Ger. gram.]
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