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solemn
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  • "There is no saying, indeed," replied Harriet rather solemnly.
  • All manner of solemn nonsense was talked on the subject, but I believed none of it.
  • Do not let us be too solemn on the business.
  • There has been a solemn engagement between them ever since October—formed at Weymouth, and kept a secret from every body.
  • She hardly knew yet what Mr. Knightley would ask; but a very short parley with her own heart produced the most solemn resolution of never quitting her father.
  • "— Even Mr. Weston shook his head, and looked solemn, and said, "Ah! poor woman, who would have thought it!" and resolved, that his mourning should be as handsome as possible; and his wife sat sighing and moralising over her broad hems with a commiseration and good sense, true and steady.

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  • He took a solemn oath.
  • Everyone was solemn at the funeral.

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