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Grenfell

[gren-fel] /ˈgrɛn fɛl/
noun
1.
Sir Wilfred Thomason
[tom-uh-suh n] /ˈtɒm ə sən/ (Show IPA),
1865–1940, English physician and missionary in Labrador and Newfoundland.
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  • Pale and quivering with anger, Grenfell could not utter a word.

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  • No; he certainly did not seem to like Grenfell, though he owned he did not know him.

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  • "A natural sort of self-delusion in its way," said Grenfell, carelessly.

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  • "She is exceedingly beautiful, however," said Grenfell, smiling.

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  • "It is a cheap friendship after all," said Grenfell, laughing.

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  • Will you give us your company at dinner to-morrow, Mr. Grenfell?

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  • Now, Grenfell was free of many such houses, but in none was he supreme.

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  • "He won't have us at dinner, that's all I know," said Grenfell, yawning carelessly.

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  • "I'll have him to dinner when I go up to town, and get you to meet him," said Grenfell.

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  • "No, Sir," said Grenfell, smarting under the sting of what he felt to be an insult.

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British Dictionary definitions for Grenfell

Grenfell

/ˈɡrɛnfəl/
noun
1.
Joyce, real name Joyce Irene Phipps. 1910–79, British comedy actress and writer
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