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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Mansfield Park
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  • Why did she draw back and look so grave at me?
  • Never met with a girl who looked so grave on me!
  • "But what do you do for women?" said Edmund gravely, and looking at Maria.
  • "My indulgence shall be given, sir," replied Sir Thomas gravely, "but without any other rehearsal."
  • Sir Thomas paused, half smiled, glanced at his niece, and then gravely replied, "She will never leave us, I hope, till invited to some other home that may reasonably promise her greater happiness than she knows here."
  • "My daughters," replied Sir Thomas, gravely interposing, "have their pleasures at Brighton, and I hope are very happy; but the dance which I think of giving at Mansfield will be for their cousins.

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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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