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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Emma
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  • "Very true," he gravely replied; "it was very bad."
  • "The joke," he replied gravely, "seemed confined to you and Mr. Churchill."
  • "You were speaking," said he, gravely.
  • "No, no,"—he gravely replied.
  • —It did not seem to touch the rest of the party equally; some looked very stupid about it, and Mr. Knightley gravely said, "This explains the sort of clever thing that is wanted, and Mr. Weston has done very well for himself; but he must have knocked up every body else.

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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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