1. Dignified and somber in manner or character; SYN. sedate, sober, solemn.
2. Of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; SYN. grievous, heavy, weighty.
Slowly and solemnly — used as a direction in music.
ETYM AS. gr?f, from grafan to dig; akin to Dutch and OS. graf, German grab, Icel. gröf, Russ. grob grave, coffin. Related to Grave to carve.
1. A place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); SYN. tomb.
2. Death of a person.
To clean and pay with pitch .