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grave
used in A Room With A View

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1  —7 uses 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
  • A grave voice replied, "Hullo!"
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • Gravely displeased, he turned to go.
    Chapter 1 (77% in)
  • "I can't think," said Lucy gravely.
    Chapter 7 (59% in)
  • She smiled gravely.
    Chapter 9 (91% in)
  • "I must go," she said gravely.
    Chapter 10 (76% in)
  • George attended gravely, assenting or dissenting with slight but determined gestures that were as inexplicable as the motions of the tree-tops above their heads.
    Chapter 12 (43% in)
  • Then his words rose gravely over hers: "You cannot live with Vyse.
    Chapter 16 (57% in)

There are no more uses of "grave" flagged with this meaning in A Room With A View.

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?  —8 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • At last she spoke, and with fitting gravity.
    Chapter 9 (99% in)
  • Some of the people can only see the empty grave, not the saint, whoever he is, going up.
    Chapter 2 (69% in)
  • Her two companions looked grave.
    Chapter 3 (97% in)
  • "It is indeed," replied the girl, with a gravity that sounded sympathetic.
    Chapter 5 (88% in)
  • The faults of Mary—I forget the faults of Mary, but they are very grave.
    Chapter 8 (73% in)
  • "She has none," said the young man, with grave sincerity.
    Chapter 8 (75% in)
  • I want to invoke every kind of blessing on them, grave and gay, great and small.
    Chapter 8 (92% in)
  • Mrs. Honeychurch, with more gravity than usual, and with more feeling than she usually permitted herself, replied: "This isn't very kind of you two.
    Chapter 13 (85% in)

There are no more uses of "grave" in A Room With A View.

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