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But Take Em Down NOLA has insisted the statue aggrieves the city's black population because Jackson was a slaveholder.
Trump has been stewing all week, aggrieved by sharp media scrutiny of his decision to fire Comey and of his and his aides' ever-shifting explanations, and has been quick to blame his staff, according to several people who have spoken with him.
But Mr. Trump’s put-down was only one in a long list of squabbles that the president has engaged in over the past week with individuals or groups that have aggrieved him.
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Origin and Etymology of aggrieve
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of aggrieve
- a penal system that had wronged him
- a people oppressed by a warmongering tyrant
- a child persecuted by constant criticism
- a legal aid society representing aggrieved minority groups
legal Definition of aggrieve
- was not the party aggrieved by the exemption
- a person aggrieved by an unlawful search and seizure
- —Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure Rule 41(g)
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