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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Through the Looking-Glass
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  • "You know," he added very gravely, "it’s one of the most serious things that can possibly happen to one in a battle—to get one’s head cut off."
  • ’Ah, you should see ’cause come round me of a Saturday night,’ Humpty Dumpty went on, wagging his head gravely from side to side: ’for to get their wages, you know.’
  • ’I’ve had plenty of practice,’ the Knight said very gravely: ’plenty of practice!’
  • ’I haven’t tried it yet,’ the Knight said, gravely: ’so I can’t tell for certain—but I’m afraid it WOULD be a little hard.’
  • Alice said, as gravely as she could, ’They might go different ways.’
  • ’Fiddle-de-dee’s not English,’ Alice replied 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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