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grave (adjective); graver, more grave; gravest, most grave
1. Relating to something that is very serious and requires serious thoughts or concerns: Ted was told that his violation of school rules is a grave matter.

Sally is suffering from a grave illness.

Jim's supervisor said he has grave doubts about the plan to increase profits for his company.

2. Descriptive of a serious and formal appearance or manner: The judge issued his ruling of guilt for Sam with a grave expression.
3. Written with or modified by the mark ( è ), as the è in Sèvres in the suburbs of Paris or the the French word père.
A reference to causing great anxiety.
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