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The House of Mirth
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grave -- as in: Her manner was grave.
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The House of Mirth
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  • She had turned to gaze on him gravely.
  • She shook her head gravely.
  • Her voice had gathered strength, and she looked him gravely in the eyes as she continued.

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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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