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Noun
A hole dug in the ground to receive a coffin or dead body
“He placed a small metal airplane on Karl's casket as the boy was lowered into his grave.”
Noun
The die, or depart from mortal life
“You're headed toward an early grave if you keep drinking the way you do now.”
Noun
The state of being lifeless
“They say the ole earl rose from the grave. That he's come back to haunt us.”
Noun
A place where the dead are buried
Noun
A place state of eternal punishment and damnation for those considered wicked or sinful
Noun
A large hole in the ground
Noun
A place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic, marked by a building or other construction
Adjective
Serious or solemn in manner or appearance
“Captain Graham sat in his room, a letter in his hand, a grave expression on his face, now very dark and bronzed from the burning Indian sun.”
Adjective
Serious or significant in nature
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“I beg forgiveness for interrupting your meeting, but I bring grave news that cannot wait.”
Adjective
Giving cause for alarm or fear
“There is a grave possibility that the company will be held liable for the unscrupulous acts of their salespersons.”
Adjective
Full of danger or risk
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“He warned his men that this would be a grave adventure, and they spent that night preparing their muskets and pikes.”
Adjective
(dated) Low in pitch or tone
“The thicker the cord or string, the more grave is the note or tone.”
Adjective
Marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
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Deeply pessimistic
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Having a harsh or menacing demeanor or nature
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Characteristic of great strength or forcefulness
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Of or belonging to the professional level of a sport, particularly baseball in the United States
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Upsetting in nature
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Causing fear, dread or alarm
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Serious in concern, in a mostly negative way
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Utterly odious or wicked
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Requiring, or involving, great mental or physical effort
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Calm, dignified, and unhurried
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Not excessively showy or lively
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Relating to an oracle
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Causing death or fatality
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Having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect
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Very serious or severe
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Having a thoughtful or philosophical disposition
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(of an emotion or feeling) Intensely felt
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Incapable of being redeemed
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Done in a pompously or overly solemn manner so as to impress
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Verb
To carve or cut, as letters or figures, on some hard substance
“We can also grave your initials on the camera strap at no extra charge.”
Verb
Cut carefully with sharp instrument
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