Gravely in a sentence

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Definition of Gravely

  • In a grave manner.
  • to a severe or serious degree
  • in a grave and sober manner

How to use gravely in a sentence. Gravely pronunciation.

For there was a keen truthfulness in the young man's words which, however suave and carefully balanced, however gravely simple and tactful, left no doubt as to their meaning.
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Only Nahoum Pasha had noticed his arrested look, so motionless did he sit; and now, without replying, he bowed gravely and deferentially to Kaid, who rose from the table.
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His eyes were on hers, gravely speaking what his tongue faltered to say.
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He saluted the others gravely, and his eyes rested upon Achmet in a way which Higli Pasha noted for subsequent gossip.
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It was spoken rather gravely than severely.
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But Tarrant's message disturbed her gravely.
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I was obliged to speak gravely to my young nephew, and beg him to consider his position.
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It troubled her gravely that the preservation of a secret more than ever momentous should depend upon a person with so little sense.
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Samuel gravely, but coldly, assured her that she need not fear betrayal.
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You have never heard me speak about religion, but you would be gravely mistaken if you thought I had no religious convictions.
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Then the young man spoke gravely: 'You are welcome, mother, to half my income.
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At this unexpected declaration, Madame de Tecle looked at him, breathed a slight sigh of relief, and gravely awaited what he had to say.
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He thought she required time for reflection, a little terrified doubtless by the monster she had evoked; he saluted her gravely and departed.
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Otherwise, like Vautrot, he exposes himself to be laughed at. "Rise, my good Vautrot," the Countess said, gravely.
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The boys had brought with them a bag of early apples, which Captain Baker gravely assured them had been duly bought and paid for.
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For a moment George stared at the guardian in silence, then he said gravely, "Perhaps you think, Miss Elting, that one of us sneaked over here last night.
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But Spangenberg gravely told him that Gen. Oglethorpe had taken his word as that of an honest man, and that he would not attempt to hold him back, only he wished him to so demean himself as to bring credit and not shame to Zinzendorf and the Moravians, to whom he was at liberty to return when he desired.
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The doctor, without answering, looked at her gravely.
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One of the strange ladies asked if she might kiss him, and he gravely gave her permission.
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Mr. Perkins looked at him gravely.
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Examples of Gravely

Example #1
There was nothing in them which could be challenged, could be construed into active criticism of men or things; and yet much he said was horrifying.
Example #2
Kaid addressed his conversation again and again to David, asking questions put to disconcert the consuls and other official folk present, confident in the naive reply which would be returned.
Example #3
He followed with the rest.
Example #4
Demonstration was discouraged, if not forbidden, among the Quakers, and if, to others, it gave a cold and austere manner, in David it tempered to a warm stillness the powerful impulses in him, the rivers of feeling which sometimes roared through his veins.
Example #5
She looked and looked, but did not understand.
Example #6
But for you I should never have known what, perhaps-" He paused.