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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Anna Karenina
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  • After his departure, he had to finish the daily routine of business with his secretary, and then he still had to drive round to call on a certain great personage on a matter of grave and serious import.
  • I must talk with you of a grave and painful subject.
  • And the doctor’s face was so grave as he said it that Levin took the end as meaning her death.
  • The Englishman looked gravely at him; and, as though he, too, knew where Vronsky was going, he added: "The great thing’s to keep quiet before a race," said he; "don’t get out of temper or upset about anything."

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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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