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grave 1

noun

  • a cross marks the grave
    burying place, tomb, sepulchre, vault, burial chamber, burial pit, mausoleum, crypt, catacomb;
    last home, last resting place
    historical tumulus, barrow
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    grave 2

    adjective

  • 1 a grave matter
    serious, important, all-important, profound, significant, momentous, weighty, of great consequence;
    vital, crucial, critical, acute;
    pivotal, precarious, touch-and-go, life-and-death, in the balance;
    dire, terrible, awful, dreadful, alarming, drastic, sore;
    perilous, hazardous, dangerous, threatening, menacing, risky
    informal dicey, hairy, iffy, chancy
    British informal dodgy
    rare egregious
    [Antonyms] trivial
  • 2 Jackie looked grave
    preoccupied, thoughtful, dignified, staid, dour, aloof, forbidding
    [Antonyms] carefree, cheerful
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