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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 permanent stopping of all the vital bodily activities
“You're headed toward an early grave if you keep drinking the way you do now.”
Noun
The state of being dead
“They say the ole earl rose from the grave. That he's come back to haunt us.”
Noun
A continuing state of extreme pain, punishment or torment with no seeming chance of reprieve
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A place where the dead are buried
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A large hole in the ground
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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
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“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.”
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Giving cause for alarm or fear
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“There is a grave possibility that the company will be held liable for the unscrupulous acts of their salespersons.”
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Full of danger or risk
“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.”
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Marked by a likelihood to threaten the safety of a person or persons
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Deeply pessimistic
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Severe or strict in manner or attitude
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Characteristic of great strength or forcefulness
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Upsetting in nature
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Utterly odious or wicked
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Requiring much time, effort, or careful attention
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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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Heavy
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(of an emotion or feeling) Intensely felt
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Not capable of being cured or reformed
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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.”
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Cut carefully with sharp instrument
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To reduce to fine particles
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To impress a pattern or mark on (a surface, object, or document) using an engraved or inked block or die
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