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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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The Great Gatsby
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  • Then in a grave murmur: "His name is Ferdie."
  • We shook hands with him gravely and went back outdoors.
  • A change had come over him, and he spoke gravely, and with decision.
  • Gravely the men turn in at a house — the wrong house.

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  • Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.
  • It was the day of the funeral and she was in a grave mood.

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