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  • 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"
  • in a grave and sober manner; "he walked soberly toward the altar"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Gravely'


  • Gravely: Gravely may refer to: Gravely Tractor, a manufacturer of outdoor power lawn and garden implements USS Gravely (DDG-107), an Arleigh Burke-class guided
  • USS Gravely (DDG-107): USS Gravely (DDG-107) is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named after Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, Jr
  • Gravely Tractor: friend of Gravely, owned a machine shop in Middleport, Ohio. He allowed Gravely to build more tractors at his shop. It was there that Gravely designed
  • Joseph J. Gravely: Joseph J. Gravely at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress Retrieved on 2008-10-18 "Joseph J. Gravely". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2008-10-18
  • F. H. Gravely: in Boston. Dr. Gravely, and P V Mayuranathan considerably enhanced the Herbarium and the botanical collections of the museum. Dr. Gravely pioneered the
  • Samuel L. Gravely, Jr.: Gravely was born on June 4, 1922 in Richmond, Virginia, the oldest of five children of Mary George Gravely and postal worker Samuel L. Gravely, Sr
  • Tracy Gravely: Tracy Gravely (born April 24, 1968), a native of Kimball, West Virginia, is a former all star linebacker in the Canadian Football League. A graduate of

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* Innumerable voices have been asserting for some time now that human society is passing through a crisis, that its stability has been gravely shattered. It is characteristic of such a situation that individuals feel indifferent or even hostile toward the group, small or large, to which they belong. In order to illustrate my meaning, let me record here a personal experience. I recently discussed with an intelligent and well-disposed man the threat of another war, which in my opinion would seriously endanger the existence of mankind, and I remarked that only a supranational organization would offer protection from that danger. Thereupon my visitor, very calmly and coolly, said to me Why are you so deeply opposed to the disappearance of the human race - Albert Einstein

* 'Tis said of love that it sometimes goes, sometimes flies runs with one, walks gravely with another turns a third into ice, and sets a fourth in a flame it wounds one, another it kills like lightning it begins and ends in the same moment it makes that fort yield at night which it besieged but in the morning for there is no force able to resist it. - Miguel de Cervantes

* 'Tis said of love that it sometimes goes, sometimes flies runs with one, walks gravely with another turns a third into ice, and sets a fourth in a flame it wounds one, another it kills like lightning it begins and ends in the same moment it makes that fort yield at night which it besieged but in the morning for there is no force able to resist it. - Elizabeth Bowen


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