gravest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

grave +‎ -est

Adjective[edit]

gravest

  1. superlative form of grave: most grave

Verb[edit]

gravest

  1. (archaic) second-person singular simple present form of grave
    • 1847, Eliza Lynn Linton, Azeth, the Egyptian (page 188)
      "Thou wilt get an aged woman before thy years. Thou seemest ignorant of that best preservative of bright eyes and fresh looks — repose ; and unwittingly thou gravest a new wrinkle on thy brow, with each hour thou livest!"