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3 definitions found
 for gravely
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gravely \Grave"ly\, adv.
     In a grave manner.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gravely
      adv 1: in a grave and sober manner; "he walked soberly toward
             the altar" [syn: gravely, 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, gravely, seriously]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "gravely":
     bleakly, decorously, demurely, dismally, drearily, earnestly,
     formally, funereally, gloomily, grandly, grimly, heavily,
     imposingly, intensely, loftily, magisterially, majestically, nobly,
     regally, royally, sadly, sedately, seriously, severely,
     sober-mindedly, soberly, sobersidedly, solemnly, somberly,
     sombrously, staidly, stately, thoughtfully, venerably,
     with dignity, worthily
  
  

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