5 letter word starting with gri

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
grice plural of Gree, A little pig., See Gree, a step.
grise plural of Gree, See Grice, a pig., A step (in a flight of stairs); a degree.
grize plural of Gree, Same as 2d Grise.
gride e. i. To cut with a grating sound; to cut; to penetrate or pierce harshly; as, the griding sword.
grief adjective Pain of mind on account of something in the past; mental suffering arising from any cause, as misfortune, loss of friends, misconduct of one’s self or others, etc.; sorrow; sadness., Cause of sorrow or pain; that which afficts or distresses; trial; grievance., Physical pain, or a cause of it; malady.
griff noun Grasp; reach., An arrangement of parallel bars for lifting the hooked wires which raise the warp threads in a loom for weaving figured goods.
grill verb t. A gridiron., That which is broiled on a gridiron, as meat, fish, etc., To broil on a grill or gridiron., To torment, as if by broiling.
grime noun Foul matter; dirt, rubbed in; sullying blackness, deeply ingrained., To sully or soil deeply; to dirt.
grimy superl. Full of grime; begrimed; dirty; foul.
grind verb t. To reduce to powder by friction, as in a mill, or with the teeth; to crush into small fragments; to produce as by the action of millstones., To wear down, polish, or sharpen, by friction; to make smooth, sharp, or pointed; to whet, as a knife or drill; to rub against one another, as teeth, etc., To oppress by severe exactions; to harass., To study hard for examination., To perform the operation of grinding something; to turn the millstones., To become ground or pulverized by friction; as, this corn grinds well., To become polished or sharpened by friction; as, glass grinds smooth; steel grinds to a sharp edge., To move with much difficulty or friction; to grate., To perform hard aud distasteful service; to drudge; to study hard, as for an examination., The act of reducing to powder, or of sharpening, by friction., Any severe continuous work or occupation; esp., hard and uninteresting study., A hard student; a dig.
grint 3d pers. sing. pres. of Grind, contr. from grindeth.
gripe noun A vulture; the griffin., To catch with the hand; to clasp closely with the fingers; to clutch., To seize and hold fast; to embrace closely., To pinch; to distress. Specifically, to cause pinching and spasmodic pain to the bowels of, as by the effects of certain purgative or indigestible substances., To clutch, hold, or pinch a thing, esp. money, with a gripe or as with a gripe., To suffer griping pains., To tend to come up into the wind, as a ship which, when sailing closehauled, requires constant labor at the helm., Grasp; seizure; fast hold; clutch., That on which the grasp is put; a handle; a grip; as, the gripe of a sword., A device for grasping or holding anything; a brake to stop a wheel., Oppression; cruel exaction; affiction; pinching distress; as, the gripe of poverty., Pinching and spasmodic pain in the intestines; — chiefly used in the plural., The piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end; the forefoot., The compass or sharpness of a ship’s stern under the water, having a tendency to make her keep a good wind., An assemblage of ropes, dead-eyes, and hocks, fastened to ringbolts in the deck, to secure the boats when hoisted; also, broad bands passed around a boat to secure it at the davits and prevent swinging.
grist noun Ground corn; that which is ground at one time; as much grain as is carried to the mill at one time, or the meal it produces., Supply; provision., In rope making, a given size of rope, common grist being a rope three inches in circumference, with twenty yarns in each of the three strands.
grith noun Peace; security; agreement.