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  • adjective Not grand.


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un- +‎ grand


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  • And while he's not immune to a certain degree of theatrical luvviness Lear is an "Olympian" role, which requires the stamina of an "athlete", he does also seem genuinely modest and ungrand.

    Derek Jacobi's King Lear: 'I've always felt slightly young for the role, but now I'm 72…' Carole Cadwalladr 2010

  • The Lissan House Trust has to find a cool quarter of a million to release match funding for the five million pound restoration: this may be the last EHOD it's open for quite some time, so it felt like a huge yet intimate privelege, this old, ungrand house it's a family home, not a stately home, and that's part of what gives it is charecter tucked up against the Sperrins.

    EHOD 2009

  • But at the moment it's filled with the distinctly ungrand contents of one person's everyday - Articles related to Asia stock markets slip while Europe gains 2009

  • She became known primarily for ungrand, un-Redgravian doings: being the public face of Weight Watchers (food and the hazards of overeating were a leitmotif in her life from early on, when her father used to hold her by the waist to see if she had gained weight); her legal battles (a wrongful-dismissal suit in which she claimed Universal Television wouldn't allow her to breast-feed her daughter in her dressing room went on for 13 years); and the byzantine drama (involving her husband, their son, a personal assistant and a child of unexpected parentage) that eventually ended her marriage of 33 years.

    NYT > Home Page By DAPHNE MERKIN 2010

  • Not unprofound, not ungrand, not unmoving: - but unpoetical. "

    Books news, reviews and author interviews | 2009


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