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grave
used in Antony and Cleopatra

4 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
Her manner was grave.
Definition
serious and/or solemn
The exact meaning of this sense of grave can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "This is a grave problem," or "a situation of the utmost gravity." — important, dangerous, or causing worry
  • "She was in a grave mood upon returning from the funeral." — sad or solemn
  • "She looked me in the eye and gravely promised." — in a sincere and serious manner
  • ...Betray'd I am:
    O this false soul of Egypt! this grave charm,
    ...
    Beguil'd me to the very heart of loss.—
    4.12 — Act 4 Scene 12 — Another part of the Ground (53% in)
grave = destructive or evil

(editor's note:  This sense of grave is seldom used today. Today it is more likely used to mean "dangerous or serious.")
There are no more uses of "grave" flagged with this meaning in Antony and Cleopatra.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Take up her bed, And bear her women from the monument:— She shall be buried by her Antony: No grave upon the earth shall clip in it A pair so famous.
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Alexandria. A Room in the Monument (98% in)
  • And let her die too, and give him a worse! and let worse follow worse, till the worst of all follow him laughing to his grave, fiftyfold a cuckold!
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — Alexandria. Another Room in CLEOPATRA'S palace (33% in)
  • Rather a ditch in Egypt Be gentle grave unto me! rather on Nilus' mud Lay me stark-nak'd, and let the water-flies Blow me into abhorring! rather make My country's high pyramides my gibbet, And hang me up in chains!
    5.2 — Act 5 Scene 2 — Alexandria. A Room in the Monument (17% in)

There are no more uses of "grave" in Antony and Cleopatra.

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