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Meaning of grave

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: dignified and somber in manner or character and committed
             to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet
             sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn
             promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced
             sentence" [syn: {grave}, {sedate}, {sober}, {solemn}]
      2: causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a
         dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness";
         "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of
         events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening
         disease" [syn: {dangerous}, {grave}, {grievous}, {serious},
         {severe}, {life-threatening}]
      3: of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious
         thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in
         a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of
         state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace
         conference" [syn: {grave}, {grievous}, {heavy}, {weighty}]
      n 1: death of a person; "he went to his grave without forgiving
           me"; "from cradle to grave"
      2: a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the
         ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his
         mother's grave" [syn: {grave}, {tomb}]
      3: a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
         [syn: {grave accent}, {grave}]
      v 1: shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at
           it; "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of
           her husband" [syn: {sculpt}, {sculpture}, {grave}]
      2: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a
         pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the
         lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree" [syn:
         {scratch}, {engrave}, {grave}, {inscribe}]

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