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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Lord of the Flies
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  • More grave nodding; they knew about nightmares.
  • "Altos, you can keep the fire going this week, and trebles the next—" The assembly assented gravely.
  • Murmur; and the grave nodding of heads.
  • Roger understood and nodded gravely. [as Jack explained that he put clay on his face so he wouldn’t be seen while hunting]
  • There was no laughter at all now and more grave watching.
  • "But the—" They were regarding him gravely, not yet troubled by any doubts about his sufficiency.
  • Roger looked at him gravely.
  • First went Ralph, the white conch cradled, then Piggy very grave, then the twins, then the littluns and the others.

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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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