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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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The War of the Worlds
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  • Yet the next day there was nothing of this in the papers except a little note in the Daily Telegraph, and the world went in ignorance of one of the gravest dangers that ever threatened the human race.
  • No doubt, ran the report, the situation was of the strangest and gravest description, but the public was exhorted to avoid and discourage panic.

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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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