Grave – 1. Serious, sombre 2. A place where a dead body is or will be buried
The police cordoned off the grey cave (grave). The mood was sombre, as a dead body had been found buried inside.
Examples of grave in a sentence (serious, sombre)
Their situation was much more grave than they realised, not only were they lost, they were also being stalked by wolves.
Her grave illness resulted in her spending a lot of time at the hospital.
She made a grave mistake at work, her manager had no choice but to fire her.
Examples of grave in a sentence (a place where a dead body is or will be buried)
He visited his old friends grave every weekend.
After a few hours of excavation, they discovered that the archaeological dig site was actually an ancient mass grave.
The grave took hours to dig and still wasn't big enough for the body.