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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • Anne knelt at Marilla’s knee and looked up gravely.
  • I asked her to go into the ladies’ waiting room, but she informed me gravely that she preferred to stay outside.
  • "I am well in body although considerable rumpled up in spirit, thank you ma’am," said Anne gravely.
  • "We must join hands—so," said Anne gravely.
  • And when Anne, dressed in her second best, as primly opened it, both little girls shook hands as gravely as if they had never met before.
  • Anne sat down on Marilla’s gingham lap, took Marilla’s lined face between her hands, and looked gravely and tenderly into Marilla’s eyes.
  • "Oh, Marilla," she said 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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