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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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Gone with the Wind
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  • He bore the honor gravely and with no untoward conceit, as though it were only his due.
  • "Never mix cards and whisky unless you were weaned on Irish poteen," Gerald told Pork gravely the same evening, as Pork assisted him to bed.
  • When Dr. Fontaine told Ellen gravely that heartbreak frequently led to a decline and women pined away into the grave, Ellen went white, for that fear was what she had carried in her heart.
  • He was gravely deferential to the vague Gerald but it was to Scarlett that he turned as the real head of the house.
  • That’s love," said the Fontaines, nodding gravely at each other.

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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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