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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - To a severe or serious degree; In a sober manner.

Usage examples (35)
  • Then rising, she walked proudly and gravely from the hall.
  • His father, Prince Abdulaziz, looked on gravely from the public gallery.
  • Mr. Bassett had spoken the name gravely, and their eyes met again in lingering contact.
  • When she did, she mentioned his name gravely, as one speaks of dead persons who have been dear, but that was all. for more
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