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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Catch-22
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  • I may be committing a very grave error.
  • He hesitated gravely.
  • ’Is he?’ teased the unregenerate old man, pinching his pointy jaw gravely in a parody of repentance.
  • Milo nodded with spurious vim to indicate he still understood and then sat silent, ruminating gravely with troubled misgiving.
  • Men in uniform were screaming and running there too, or standing motionless in one spot, rooted in awe, like Sergeant Knight and Doc Daneeka as they gravely craned their heads upward and watched the guilty, banking, forlorn airplane with McWatt circle and circle slowly and climb.

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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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