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synonyms for gravely

  • badly
  • critically
  • painfully
  • seriously
  • severely
  • painfully
  • deeply
  • hard
  • seriously
  • greatly
  • acutely
  • exceedingly
  • extremely
  • intensely
  • roughly
  • badly
  • sharply
  • sorely
  • strictly
  • markedly
  • seriously
  • dangerously
  • firmly
  • extremely
  • acutely
  • painfully
  • hard
  • hardly
  • intensely
  • roughly
  • critically
  • sternly
  • rigorously
  • with an iron hand
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How to use gravely in a sentence

At this the animals stared mournfully at him for a moment, and then rose up and walked gravely away.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Walking thrice round it, he at each time gravely repeated: "If she dies she dies, but if she lives she lives."
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Mafuta nodded his head as he spoke, and, gravely shouldering his load, marched away.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
She sat back and looked at him very gravely, as if his remark had made a strong impression upon her.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
It may also be gravely doubted whether Comyn would ever have entered into any bond with Bruce.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
"I mean that most men hold so strongly to life, and can give up so little for their beliefs," he said gravely.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
When the number was ended, Burd Alling removed his head-harness and gravely shook hands with Jessie.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
"Happier—and safer," she said gravely, the canoe giving a dangerous lurch as she leaned forward in her seat to catch my answer.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As soon as they were seated in the carriage, she said very gravely, I wrote you a letter last night, but I burned it this morning.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
I am afraid your father wouldnt welcome me as a customer, said Jess, gravely.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
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WORDS RELATED TO GRAVELY

  • acutely
  • deeply
  • exceedingly
  • extremely
  • gravely
  • greatly
  • hard
  • intensely
  • painfully
  • roughly
  • seriously
  • severely
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.