used in The Giver
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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
- The Giver looked at him gravely.
gravely = in a serious and solemn manner
There are no more uses of "grave" in The Giver.