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serene

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Definition calm and untroubled
  • While I lie awake worrying, she sleeps serenely.
serenely = calmly and peacefully
  • She remained serene even when he was yelling at her.
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • serene skies and a bright blue sea
  • So serene was Judge Taylor's court, that he had few occasions to use his gavel, but he hammered fully five minutes.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • Jonas knew she must be nervous, but Fiona was a calm female. She had been sitting quietly, serenely, throughout the Ceremony.
    Lois Lowry  --  The Giver
  • serenely = calmly and untroubled
  • I summed my side up with rare serenity in, "The folly of mistaking a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself as an oracle, is inborn in us, Mr. Valery once said."
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • serenity = calmness
  • The serene beauty of the Rio Villa still takes my breath away.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • "Well, you see, Lucius," said Dumbledore, smiling serenely, "the other eleven governors contacted me today."
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • serenely = calmly and peacefully
  • He wondered if she and the other children had chosen this riverbank heaven, or if ... a serene landscape had been chosen for them.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • He had lost his fierce serenity.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • serenity = calm and untroubled
  • As I enter the serene city of Guerneville, the 4-Runner truck goes from a Mach-like speed to that of a snail.
    Dave Pelzer  --  A Child Called It
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • Beth's face, serene and smiling, as in the early days, looked down upon them, seeming to say, "Be happy."
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • I know of those whose serene and wise speculations on this theme would soon reveal...
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Resistance to Civil Government
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • He was stretched out on his back, looking serene.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • Serene, his father said, "Now." And fired the rifle.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Something Wicked This Way Comes
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • My mask of serenity and...
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • serenity = untroubled calmness
  • Her voice was serene, but filled with commanding strength.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • looking in at my broad windows with serene and satisfied face,
    Henry David Thoreau  --  Walden
  • serene = calm and untroubled
  • And yet, there's a serenity in his face, a sense of something that's survived its own ruin.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
serenity = untroubled peacefulness and calm

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