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grave
used in A Christmas Carol

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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
  • The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently, approached.
    4 — The Last of the Three Spirits (0% in)
gravely = solemnly (in a very serious manner)
There are no more uses of "grave" in A Christmas Carol.

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