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(grɪˈzɛl də)

a woman of extraordinary meekness and patience.
(after a character in Boccaccio's Decameron]
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The prize winner will receive PS2,000, an essay on their work by lead judge Griselda Pollock and an invitation to become a member of Contemporary British Painting as well as a selector for the Contemporary British Painting Prize 2020.
The Patient Griselda Myth: Looking at Late Medieval and Early Modern European Literature
[USA], July 25 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez is all set to produce and act in 'The Godmother' a movie based on the true-life Colombian drug lord Griselda Blanco.
Witnessing the donation were Griselda Garcia-Bausa, the first Filipina geologist, and former Philippine National Oil Corporation president Rafael del Pilar and several scientists.
Her overlooked and power-hungry aunt Griselda enacts plans to kill Lyra and discard her body in a twilit no-man's land, while taking magical steps to fool both kingdoms that her own daughter Lucy is Lyra.
Key losses: F Kiara Billups, G Griselda Martinez, F Hannah Brooks
The young Griselda marches back into the man's house, robs him and shoots him with his own gun.
She spoke after getting rave reviews for portraying drug billionaire Griselda Blanco in the US TV movie Cocaine Godmother.
Michael, 73, told his wife not to overact as she prepared to play real-life criminal kingpin Griselda Blanco, who grew a billiondollar empire from the streets of Queens, New York, to California.
Husband Michael Douglas, 73, told her she didn't need to work hard to play real life New York drug queen Griselda Blanco in TV film Cocaine Godmother because she was frightening enough at home.
The name was resurrected when Griselda Hill moved to Fife in 1984.
Get a look at the gritty underworld of the cocaine trade business with Lifetime's latest original movie, "Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story," starring Catherine Zeta-Jones as the title character.