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somber
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The Fountainhead
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  • In the apartment, Toohey led him to an armchair and stood before him, somber as a judge.
  • He was saying to a somber young female who wore glasses and a low-cut evening gown: "My dear, you will never be more than a dilettante of the intellect, unless you submerge yourself in some cause greater than yourself."

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  • Before she said anything, I knew it was bad news from her somber face.
  • She wore a somber black dress to the funeral.

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