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I - noun
1. death of a person (Freq. 5)
- he went to his grave without forgiving me
- from cradle to grave
death, dying, demise
2. a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone) (Freq. 5)
- he put flowers on his mother's grave
topographic point, place, spot
burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture, mastaba, mastabah
Part Meronyms:
gravestone, headstone, tombstone
3. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
grave accent
accent, accent mark

II - verb
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
sculpt, sculpture
Derivationally related forms:
sculpture (for: sculpture), sculpturer (for: sculpture), sculpture (for: sculpt), sculptor (for: sculpt)
Verb Group:
sculpt, sculpture
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something PP
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
scratch, engrave, inscribe
Derivationally related forms:
engraver (for: engrave)
carve, chip at
Verb Group:
engrave, etch
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something

III - adjective
1. dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises (Freq. 4)
- 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
sedate, sober, solemn
Similar to:
Derivationally related forms:
solemness (for: solemn), solemnity (for: solemn), soberness (for: sober), sedateness (for: sedate), graveness, gravity
2. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm (Freq. 3)
- 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
dangerous, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening
Similar to:
Derivationally related forms:
severeness (for: severe), seriousness (for: serious), dangerousness (for: dangerous)
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
grievous, heavy, weighty
Similar to:
important, of import
Derivationally related forms:
weightiness (for: weighty), weight (for: weighty), graveness, gravity

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