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grave
used in Macbeth

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
  • We should have else desir'd your good advice,—
    Which still hath been both grave and prosperous,—
    In this day's council; but we'll take to-morrow.
    3.1 — Act 3 Scene 1 — Forres. A Room in the Palace (17% in)
grave = wise (weighty) or respected or serious
There are no more uses of "grave" flagged with this meaning in Macbeth.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Wash your hands, put on your nightgown; look not so pale:—I tell you yet again, Banquo's buried; he cannot come out on's grave.
    5.1 — Act 5 Scene 1 — Dunsinane. A Room in the Castle (80% in)
  • Duncan is in his grave; After life's fitful fever he sleeps well; Treason has done his worst: nor steel, nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing, Can touch him further.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — The same. Another Room in the Palace (43% in)
  • It cannot Be call'd our mother, but our grave: where nothing, But who knows nothing, is once seen to smile; Where sighs, and groans, and shrieks, that rent the air, Are made, not mark'd; where violent sorrow seems A modern ecstasy; the dead man's knell Is there scarce ask'd for who; and good men's lives Expire before the flowers in their caps, Dying or ere they sicken.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — England. Before the King's Palace (67% in)

There are no more uses of "grave" in Macbeth.

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