gravely gravely  /ˈɡreɪv li/


  1. (adv) in a grave and sober manner
  2. (adv) to a severe or serious degree


  1. Madelyn Dunham, 86, is gravely ill, although the campaign has not released details about her condition.
  2. For she is gravely ill and living alone with the possibility of premature death.
  3. Al-Qaeda's leader in Iraq, Abu Mousab al-Zarqawi, was rumored to be gravely injured or dead just a few months ago.


  1. Boy Abandoned By Father After Crash Dies

    4-year old, Valentino Arroyo, was gravely injured when he fell out of the wrecked truck and landed on his head on a sidewalk ten feet below.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KOGO 600 AM San Diego

  2. Woman sues clinic in Charleston over abortion procedure

    When Itai Gravely walked out of Women's Health Center of West Virginia in Charleston, the head of a fetus was still inside her uterus, according to a lawsuit filed in Kanawha County Circuit Court Friday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WOWK-TV West Virginia

  3. Gravely, Goins win stroke play in SCGA Four Ball Championship

    Greer's Mike Gravely and Gaffney's Adam Goins shot a second round score of 63 for a two-day total of 127 to earn the medalist position in the SCGA Four Ball Championship at Willow Creek Golf Club in Greer.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Greenville News


  1. "Without going through the details too much, she's gravely ill. We weren't sure and I'm still not sure whether she makes it to Election Day," Obama told ABC's "Good Morning America" in an interview broadcast Friday.
    on Oct 24, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. Clergy who have "betrayed their priestly obligations and duties by such gravely immoral behavior" brought pain to the victims and to the church, Pope Benedict told the bishops.
    on Apr 21, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic Explorer

  3. "No responsible government would sit by and watch when faced with this kind of violent crime, which gravely violated human rights, seriously disrupted social order and seriously endangered the safety of public life and property," Hu told Bush,...
    on Mar 26, 2008 By: Hu Jintao Source: International Herald Tribune

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propriety propriety
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