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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Franny and Zooey
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  • She worked her feet more securely into her slippers, then came out from behind the coffee table gravely, untying and relying the belt of her dressing gown.
  • It’s not right," she said—gravely, sadly.

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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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