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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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  • And with the same grave countenance he hurried through his breakfast and drove to the police station, whither the body had been carried.
  • The less I understood of this farrago, the less I was in a position to judge of its importance; and an appeal so worded could not be set aside without a grave responsibility.
  • And indeed the worst of my faults was a certain impatient gaiety of disposition, such as has made the happiness of many, but such as I found it hard to reconcile with my imperious desire to carry my head high, and wear a more than commonly grave countenance before the public.

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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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