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grave
used in
Dune
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grave
Used in
Dune
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  • It nullifies gravity within certain limits prescribed by relative mass and energy consumption.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He adjusted one of the little suspensors that guarded his fat body against the pull of gravity.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The meteors seemed to her like a warning, like tiger stripes, like luminous grave slats clabbering her blood.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • That's gravity, man!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Grave this on your memory, lad: A world is supported by four things . . . " She held up four big-knuckled fingers.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • Her smile disappeared as she suddenly realized the gravity of her situation.

  • assumed the gravity of a judge and said...

  • the cold insipidity of Lady Middleton was so particularly repulsive, that in comparison of it the gravity of Colonel Brandon, and even the boisterous mirth of Sir John and his mother-in-law was interesting.
    Jane Austen  --  Sense and Sensibility

  • I have grave doubts.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula

  • I roused the five of you because we are all in grave danger.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon

  • "It was meant seriously," he answered gravely.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
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