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earnest
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • "I’ll do it, sir, I’ll get it from him," he said earnestly.
  • Darkness descended fast as they walked and by the time they reached the High Street night was falling in earnest.
  • And I will say this for Draco: I Ic isn’t shrinking away from his duty, he seems glad of a chance to prove himself, excited at the prospect —" Narcissa began to cry in earnest, gazing beseechingly all the while at Snape.
  • I think it’s fascinating," said Hermione earnestly.
  • No, I’m serious!" said Ron earnestly.

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  • Both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate.
  • She has a casual, go-with-the-flow personality and doesn’t appreciate his earnestness.

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