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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Northanger Abbey
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  • "It is very charming indeed," said Isabella, with a grave face.
  • "I see what you think of me," said he gravely—"I shall make but a poor figure in your journal tomorrow."
  • "It is very pretty, madam," said he, gravely examining it; "but I do not think it will wash well; I am afraid it will fray."

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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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