Grave in a sentence as a noun

So much talent put to waste in jail or in the grave.

It's not about what one is taking to the grave; it's about what one is leaving.

In light of all the freedoms America lost since then though, he must be dancing in his grave right now.

Lance Armstrong's testicle was undoubtedly spinning in its grave.

Grave in a sentence as a verb

Those pipedreams will follow you to the grave, and no one will speak of them when you're no longer around to do so.

>> "Taxis generate undesirable congestion..."Jane Jacobs rolls in her grave when you say stuff like that.

The paper is extremely interesting and important, but this headline does it a grave disservice.

It is a giant rusty ship heading to its grave, the captain waving his big dick around "Doesn't matter what everyone says, this will be successful!

Grave in a sentence as an adjective

* I think that the site has been "holed below the waterline" by the NSA stuff and the subsequent flood of articles, as well as the "outrage" articles about various grave injustices.

While I'm not claiming that the US is currently close to totalitarianism, there are some comparisons that have become quite disturbing:1. A regime that justifies itself by claiming to protect the populace from a vague but grave danger.

How many game developers and studios must be cursing his grave?Yet from his iron shelve management strategies and business practices sprouted a range of exquisite products that every young adult remembers with tremendous fondness and respect.

We have a huge public debt, dangerously neglected infrastructure, a greatly overextended system of criminal punishment, a seeming inability to come to grips with grave environmental problems such as global warming, a very costly but inadequate educational system, unsound immigration policies, an embarrassing obesity epidemic, an excessively costly health care system, a possible rise in structural unemployment, fiscal crises in state and local governments, a screwed-up tax system, a dysfunctional patent system, and growing economic inequality that may soon create serious social tensions.

Grave definitions


death of a person; "he went to his grave without forgiving me"; "from cradle to grave"


a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone); "he put flowers on his mother's grave"

See also: tomb


a mark (`) placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation


shape (a material like stone or wood) by whittling away at it; "She is sculpting the block of marble into an image of her husband"

See also: sculpt sculpture


carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"

See also: scratch engrave inscribe


dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises; "a grave God-fearing man"; "a quiet sedate nature"; "as sober as a judge"; "a solemn promise"; "the judge was solemn as he pronounced sentence"

See also: sedate sober solemn


causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm; "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"

See also: dangerous grievous serious severe life-threatening


of great gravity or crucial import; requiring serious thought; "grave responsibilities"; "faced a grave decision in a time of crisis"; "a grievous fault"; "heavy matters of state"; "the weighty matters to be discussed at the peace conference"

See also: grievous heavy weighty