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grave

  
[1]  
      n  
1    a place for the burial of a corpse, esp. beneath the ground and usually marked by a tombstone  
   Related adj       sepulchral  
2    something resembling a grave or resting place  
the ship went to its grave     
3    often preceded by: the      a poetic term for       death  
4    have one foot in the grave  
Informal   to be near death  
5    to make (someone) turn (over) in his grave   to do something that would have shocked or distressed (someone now dead)  
many modern dictionaries would make Dr Johnson turn in his grave     
     (Old English græf; related to Old Frisian gref, Old High German grab, Old Slavonic grobu; see grave3)  
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grave   [2]  
      adj  
1    serious and solemn  
a grave look     
2    full of or suggesting danger  
a grave situation     
3    important; crucial  
grave matters of state     
4    (of colours) sober or dull  
5    also <PH:g><PH:r><PH:@><PH::><PH:v>     (Phonetics)  
a    (of a vowel or syllable in some languages with a pitch accent, such as ancient Greek) spoken on a lower or falling musical pitch relative to neighbouring syllables or vowels  
b    of or relating to an accent (`) over vowels, denoting a pronunciation with lower or falling musical pitch (as in ancient Greek), with certain special quality (as in French), or in a manner that gives the vowel status as a syllable nucleus not usually possessed by it in that position (as in English agèd)  
   Compare       acute       8       circumflex  
      n  
6    also <PH:g><PH:r><PH:@><PH::><PH:v>   a grave accent  
     (C16: from Old French, from Latin gravis; related to Greek barus heavy; see gravamen)  
  gravely      adv  
  graveness      n  

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grave   [3]  
      vb   , graves, graving, graved, graved, graven   tr  
Archaic  
1    to cut, carve, sculpt, or engrave  
2    to fix firmly in the mind  
     (Old English grafan; related to Old Norse grafa, Old High German graban to dig)  

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grave   [4]  
      vb   tr     (Nautical)   to clean and apply a coating of pitch to (the bottom of a vessel)  
     (C15: perhaps from Old French grave gravel)  

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grave   [5]  
      adj  
      adv     (Music)   to be performed in a solemn manner  
     (C17: from Italian: heavy, from Latin gravis)  

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grave

  
[1]  
      n   burying place, crypt, last resting place, mausoleum, pit, sepulchre, tomb, vault  

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grave   [2]  
      adj  
1    dignified, dour, dull, earnest, gloomy, grim-faced, heavy, leaden, long-faced, muted, quiet, sage     (obsolete)   sedate, serious, sober, solemn, sombre, staid, subdued, thoughtful, unsmiling  
2    acute, critical, crucial, dangerous, exigent, hazardous, important, life-and-death, momentous, of great consequence, perilous, pressing, serious, severe, significant, threatening, urgent, vital, weighty  
  
Antonyms     
   carefree, exciting, flippant, happy, joyous, merry, undignified  
2    frivolous, insignificant, mild, trifling, unimportant  

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