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adverb. ['ˈgreɪvli'] in a grave and sober manner.
- -ly (English)
- -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- grave (English)
- grave (French)
Rhymes with Gravely
Sentences with gravely
Plant in full sun or partial shade and a sandy, gravely soil that is wet to moist.
Quotes about gravely
1. Begin at the beginning,"the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop.
- Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
2. I don't mean to be rude—"he began, in a tone that threatened rudeness in every syllable."Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often,"Dumbledore finished the sentence gravely.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
3. Well then,"Roen said briskly, "are you sleeping?""Yes.""Come now. A mother can tell when her son lies. Are you eating?""No,"Brigan said gravely. "I've not eaten in two months. It's a hunger strike to protest the spring flooding in the south.""Gracious,"Roen said, reaching for the fruit bowl. "Have an apple, dear.
- Kristin Cashore, Fire