Grieve is a related term of perplex.
As adjectives the difference between grieve and perplex
is that grieve
is while perplex
is (obsolete) intricate; difficult.
As a verb perplex is
to cause to feel baffled; to.
From the conjugated forms of (etyl) .
To cause sorrow or distress to.
* Bible, Eph. iv. 30
- Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.
To feel very sad about; to mourn; to sorrow for.
- The maidens grieved themselves at my concern.
To experience grief.
(archaic) To harm.
To submit or file a grievance.
* 2009 D'Amico, Rob , Editor, Texas Teacher , published by Texas AFT (affiliate of American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO); "Austin classified employees gain due process rights", April 2009, p14:
- to grieve one's fate
- Even if the executive director rules against the employee on appeal, the employee can still grieve the termination to the superintendent followed by an appeal to the [...] Board of Trustees.
From (etyl) .
(obsolete) A governor of a town or province.
(chiefly, Scotland) A manager or steward, e.g. of a farm.
* Sir Walter Scott
- Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve .
To cause to feel baffled; to .
To involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated.
* John Locke
(obsolete) To plague; to vex; to torment.
- What was thought obscure, perplexed , and too hard for our weak parts, will lie open to the understanding in a fair view.
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