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The Importance of Being Earnest
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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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The Importance of Being Earnest
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  • But have you any grave doubts on the subject?
  • That does not seem to me to be a grave objection.
  • I have the gravest doubts upon the subject.
  • [Gravely.
  • [Gravely.

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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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