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Synonyms for grief

mental anguish or pain caused by loss or despair

Synonyms for grief

intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

something that causes great unhappiness

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And then two races later, the home side received a hugely generous all-fourback verdict when their riders left each other no room on turn two with Kylmakorpi coming to grief - and naturally Cook won the re-run.
In a three-runner race at Exeter in November 2011, Sam Winner was gifted the race by the fall of Menorah at the second-last fence, only to crumple on landing at the final obstacle, and he was going well when coming to grief three out behind Solix here the following month.
Travelling well when coming to grief at Hexham 12 days earlier, Parson's Punch battled on gamely to land a Perth prize last weekend and, though he did not have much in hand as regards the winning margin, he showed a likeable attitude and can defy a 6lb penalty in the Hadrian Health Care Handicap Hurdle.
Maljimar looked sure to be involved in the finish of the Grand National last year until coming to grief at Becher's second time and he can race off an 8lb lower mark.
Walsh suffered the injury when coming to grief on Corrick Bridge at Down Royal on November 6 - just over an hour after partnering Kauto Star to victory in the JNwine.
Crucially, he was still right in the mix when coming to grief two out at Prestbury Park in a race won by the classy novice Just Amazing from the Paul Nicholls yard.
31% drivers coming to grief on snow or ice, skidding into other objects;
Lucky Nellerie was travelling like the winner when coming to grief at Kelso last time and is fancied to gain some compensation back at the course in tomorrow's Ted Harness Big 60 Novices' Chase (3.
The Sue Smith-trained gelding, who led the Weatherbys Bank Towton Novices' Chase before coming to grief at the eighth fence, was reported to be none the worse for his fall.
Rather than have a repeat of Kevin Keegan coming to grief while hurtling round a track on a bike, they've staged this event uphill to avoid high-speed injuries.
Fears that he had suffered an injury when coming to grief at the final flight in the Shell Champion Hurdle have been allayed.
Steve Brookshaw's charge finished a good third behind Dr Bones and Tidebrook over course and distance and looked to have a Uttoxeter race at his mercy when coming to grief.
As it was, the meeting went ahead with the inside of the track liberally coated in sawdust but riders immediately hit trouble with Luke Crang falling in Heat 1 and Ashley Morris coming to grief after the chequered flag.
That was the point when the wheels came off, as That'lldoboy fell at Kempton on Boxing Day and Cheltenham in January, on both occasions keeping on when coming to grief.
Although he started at double-figure odds, his success came as no surprise to connections as he had performed well at Carlisle 11 days earlier until coming to grief at the ninth when holding a clear advantage.