any of various tools for chasing, engraving, etc., as a burin.
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How to use graver in a sentence
graver episodes examine the persecution of Muslim Americans and the rise of conspiracy theories.
graver is the author of three previous novels: Awake, The Honey Thief, and Unravelling.
But the wiser voices in the movement know that, now, they face much graver problems than semantics.
And notwithstanding the emerging tragedy in Syria, the graver regional threat remains Iran and its nuclear ambitions.Syrian Crisis Won’t Be Resolved With the Tactics Used in Libya | P.J. Crowley | August 4, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
We can all agree, however, that the press freedom situation in Turkey is grave and getting graver.Has the Committee to Protect Journalists Betrayed Turkey's Journalists? | Oray Egin | December 21, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
With the nation facing a graver crisis than Lincoln was so far willing to admit, his whiskers gave him…gravitas.
Those of a more serious turn are apt to show a curious preference for the graver aspects of things.Children's Ways | James Sully
Ethel sought her room, with graver, deeper thoughts of life than she had carried upstairs.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
He fancied this would not have happened without her connivance, and she seemed graver than usual when he stood by her chair.Winston of the Prairie | Harold Bindloss
Mr Bellingham looked graver than he had done while witnessing Ruth's passionate emotion in her mother's room.Ruth | Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Under the latter he was deprived of his preferment in Oxford, and under a harsher rule might have incurred yet graver penalties.The English Church in the Eighteenth Century | Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
British Dictionary definitions for graver
any of various engraving, chasing, or sculpting tools, such as a burin
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