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solemn
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

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Definition
very serious—and often dignified
  • You can't have forgotten that you assured me most solemnly that nothing in the world would induce you to send it to any exhibition.
    Chapter 7 (60% in)
  • If you ask them their opinion on something that happened yesterday, they solemnly give you the opinions current in 1820, when people wore high stocks and knew absolutely nothing.
    Chapter 13 (37% in)

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