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Serious or solemn in manner or appearance
“Of course, that did not happen, even though the state subsequently acknowledged that a grave injustice had been done in that case.”
Giving cause for alarm; serious
“There is a grave danger that critical patient care like cancer treatment will lose out as money is diverted to meet this commitment.”
Having a low musical pitch or range
“… a grave hexachord.”
A hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body, typically marked by a stone or mound
“With the other executed rebels, his body was put into a mass grave with no coffin.”
The permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
“… a rock star who found his early grave in a plane crash.”
The state of being dead
“… a terrible fear of the grave.”
To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance
“… the doomed climber graved his initials into the rock face.”
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