2. To torment, as if by broiling. Dickens.

(Gril*lade") n. [F. See Grill, v. t.] The act of grilling; also, that which is grilled.

(Gril"lage) n. [F.] (Hydraulic Eagin.) A framework of sleepers and crossbeams forming a foundation in marshy or treacherous soil.

(||Grille) a. [F. See Grill, v. t.] A lattice or grating.

The grille which formed part of the gate.
L. Oliphant.

(Gril"ly) v. t. [See Grill, v. t.] To broil; to grill; hence, To harass. [Obs.] Hudibras.

(Grilse) n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zoöl.) A young salmon after its first return from the sea.

(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.

The ridges of grim war.

Syn.— Fierce; ferocious; furious; horrid; horrible; frightful; ghastly; grisly; hideous; stern; sullen; sour.

(Gri*mace") n. [F., prob. of Teutonic origin; cf. AS. grima mask, specter, Icel. grima mask, hood, perh. akin to E. grin.] A distortion of the countenance, whether habitual, from affectation, or momentary and occasional, to express some feeling, as contempt, disapprobation, complacency, etc.; a smirk; a made-up face.
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Moving his face into such a hideous grimace, that every feature of it appeared under a different distortion.
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"Half the French words used affectedly by Melantha in Dryden's "Marriage a-la-Mode," as innovations in our language, are now in common use: chagrin, double-entendre, éclaircissement, embarras, équivoque, foible, grimace, naïvete, ridicule. All these words, which she learns by heart to use occasionally, are now in common use." I. Disraeli.
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(Gri*mace"), v. i. To make grimaces; to distort one's face; to make faces. H. Martineau.

(Gri*maced") a. Distorted; crabbed.

(Gri*mal"kin) n. [For graymalkin; gray + malkin.] An old cat, esp. a she-cat. J. Philips.

(Grime) n. [Cf. Dan. grim, griim, lampblack, soot, grime, Icel. grima mask, sort of hood, OD. grijmsel, grimsel, soot, smut, and E. grimace.] Foul matter; dirt, rubbed in; sullying blackness, deeply ingrained.

(Grime), v. t. To sully or soil deeply; to dirt. Shak.

(Grim"i*ly) adv. In a grimy manner.

(Grim"i*ness) n. The state of being grimy.

(Grim"ly) a. Grim; hideous; stern. [R.]

In glided Margaret's grimly ghost,
And stood at William's feet.
D. Mallet.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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