AskDefine | Define gravely

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gravely adv
1 in a grave and sober manner; "he walked soberly toward the altar" [syn: soberly, staidly]
2 to a severe or serious degree; "fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"; "badly injured"; "a severely impaired heart"; "is gravely ill"; "was seriously ill" [syn: badly, severely, seriously]

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  1. In a grave or serious manner.


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