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Synonyms for grave

Synonyms for grave

a burial place or receptacle for human remains

having great consequence or weight

causing or marked by danger or pain, for example

full of or marked by dignity and seriousness

to cut (a design or inscription) into a hard surface, especially for printing

to produce a deep impression of

Synonyms for grave

death of a person

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a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)

a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation

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shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it

carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

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causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

of great gravity or crucial import

References in classic literature ?
All the old graves were sunken in, there was not a tombstone on the place; round-topped, worm-eaten boards stag- gered over the graves, leaning for support and finding none.
Johnson so much," continued Grandfather, "that it was the last request of many of them, when they died, that they might be buried as near as possible to this good man's grave.
You’ve come out to see the graves, children, have ye?
With reverence be it spoken, the figure bore no slight similitude, both in garb and manner, to some grave divine of the New England churches.
How touching it was, here in a land of strangers, far away from home, and friends, and all who cared for me, thus to discover the grave of a blood relation.
Two of the men rolled the rat-faced corpse unceremoniously into the grave, after first stripping it of its weapons and various other articles which the several members of the party coveted for their own.
God forbid, madame, that I should offend a woman, or that I should make her weep in vain; but I must say that the place of the murderer is not upon the grave of her victims.
This grave seems to bring it so near and make it so real.
Many human beings have gone to their graves unattended by as much real regret as followed that one gray pussy cat to his.
He prayed that, when he was dead, Nicholas would take it off, so that no eyes but his might see it, and that when he was laid in his coffin and about to be placed in the earth, he would hang it round his neck again, that it might rest with him in the grave.
On the contrary, when a set of grave men and philosophers are disputing; when wisdom herself may in a manner be considered as present, and administering arguments to the disputants; should a tumult arise among the mob, or should one scold, who is herself equal in noise to a mighty mob, appear among the said philosophers; their disputes cease in a moment, wisdom no longer performs her ministerial office, and the attention of every one is immediately attracted by the scold alone.
It is that you and Meg are both so absurdly grave about it, when there's nothing to be grave about at all.
Yonder is the grave-island, the silent isle; yonder also are the graves of my youth.
Fairlie's grave, and to examine the ground about it.
Come, children; we have the grave to make, and then to hunt his murderer.