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grave
used in Flowers for Algernon

3 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 is often subject to 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 (with a heavy heart)
  • "She looked me in the eye and gravely promised." — sincere and dignified without humor
  • i put flowers on algernons grave about once a week.
    5 -- July (24% in)
grave = serious and solemn
There are no more uses of "grave" flagged with this meaning in Flowers for Algernon.

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  • ...something importent for sience. i remember i did somthing but i dont remember what. so i gess its like i did it for all the dumb pepul like me. good-by miss kinnian and dr. strauss. and evreybody. and p. s. please tell dr nemur not to be such a grouch when pepul laff at him and he woud have more frends. its easy to make frends if you let pepul lafi at you. fin going to have lots of frends where i go. p. p. s. please if you get a chanse put some flowrs on algernons grave in thebakyard...
    5 -- July (**% in)
  • ...up all the words in the dictionary but its so hard and im so tired all the time. then i got the idea that i would only use the easy words instead of the long hard ones. that saves time. i put flowers on algernons grave about once a week. mrs flynn thinks tm crazy to put flowers on a mouses grave but i told her that algernon was special. july 14 its sunday again. i dont have anything to do to keep me busy now because my television set is broke and i dont have any money to get it fixed.
    5 -- July (25% in)

There are no more uses of "grave" in Flowers for Algernon.

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