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Synonyms for graver

Noun

1. graver, graving tool, pointel, pointrel, hand tool
usage: a tool used by an engraver

Adjective

1. grave, sedate, sober, solemn, serious (vs. frivolous)
usage: 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"
2. dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening, critical (vs. noncritical)
usage: 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"
3. grave, grievous, heavy, weighty, important (vs. unimportant), of import
usage: 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"
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