grave

Definition (noun): death of a person

Example: he went to his grave without forgiving me

Definition (noun): death of a person

Example: from cradle to grave

Definition (noun): a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

Example: he put flowers on his mother’s grave

Definition (noun): a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

Definition (verb): shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it

Example: She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband

Definition (verb): carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

Example: engrave a pen

Definition (verb): carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

Example: engraved the trophy cup with the winner’s name

Definition (verb): carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

Example: the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree

Definition (adjective): dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

Example: a grave God-fearing man

Definition (adjective): dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

Example: a quiet sedate nature

Definition (adjective): dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

Example: as sober as a judge

Definition (adjective): dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

Example: a solemn promise

Definition (adjective): dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

Example: the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: a dangerous operation

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: a grave situation

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: a grave illness

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: grievous bodily harm

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: a serious wound

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: a serious turn of events

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: a severe case of pneumonia

Definition (adjective): causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

Example: a life-threatening disease

Definition (adjective): of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

Example: grave responsibilities

Definition (adjective): of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

Example: faced a grave decision in a time of crisis

Definition (adjective): of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

Example: a grievous fault

Definition (adjective): of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

Example: heavy matters of state

Definition (adjective): of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought

Example: the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference

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