gravely

All Adverb
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  • He and Honor had gravely considered on that first day what they should call each other. Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • The two men fought each other in single combat and both were gravely wounded.
  • He was taken to a prison hospital, by which time he was already gravely ill.
  • We were gravely informed that it was an act of war to call a free school free! Cited from France and the Republic, by William Henry Hurlbert
  • The following year it became clear that she was gravely ill.
  • He waited gravely until she had established herself on a bench before he sat. Cited from Play the Game!, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell
  • He returned from the war gravely ill, but recovered and then returned to the university.
  • "We will hope that it is only the beginning!" he said gravely. Cited from Blacksheep! Blacksheep!, by Meredith Nicholson
  • People who encounter it and do not run away become gravely ill.
  • He returns home to discover that his wife, gravely ill for five years, has died.
  • "How have you been getting on the last week?" he asked, gravely. Cited from The Willoughby Captains, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • However, once he reached these goals, he fell gravely ill.
  • The two looked long at each other, the boy gravely, the man smiling. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
  • In the fourth book, she falls gravely ill to a disease shortly after her wedding.
  • But at the turn of the road he stopped, while Mark seemed to consider him gravely. Cited from Paul the Minstrel and Other Stories, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • They watched us gravely from a distance of two hundred yards. Cited from In Africa, by John T. McCutcheon
  • However, he fell gravely ill and died just six months after assuming the throne.
  • For a moment he stood considering the problem, then he shook his head gravely. Cited from A Mating in the Wilds, by Ottwell Binns
  • Only a few yards from his craft he was hit by enemy fire and was gravely wounded.
  • My uncle read it gravely, and then pushed the paper from him. Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
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Meaning of gravely

  • adverb In a grave and sober manner
    he walked soberly toward the altar