[ adverb ] in a grave and sober manner
"he walked soberly toward the altar"
Used in print(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Directed by Grigory_Kozintsev in a tempo that is studiously slow , he develops a sense of a high tradition shining brightly and passing gravely through an impious world .(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)
When Michelangelo explained why he had come , Rabbi_Melzi replied gravely :(Ann Hebson, The Lattimer Legend....)
Kate greeted him gravely , uneasy with misgivings at his visit .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7486