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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

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