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solemn
used in The Grapes of Wrath

8 uses
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Definition
very serious—and often dignified
  • Casy said solemnly, "This here ol' man jus' lived a life an' just died out of it. ..."
    Chapter 13 (81% in)
solemnly = very seriously
  • He did not hear Joad approaching, for he was whistling solemnly the tune of "Yes, Sir, That's My Baby.
    Chapter 4 (13% in)
  • "Four solemn years I been eatin' right on the minute.
    Chapter 6 (42% in)
  • And now he made his report solemnly.
    Chapter 10 (44% in)
  • They turned solemnly and walked to the truck.
    Chapter 13 (33% in)
  • Ruthie said solemnly, "Grampa's down under there.
    Chapter 13 (83% in)
  • Winfield nodded solemnly.
    Chapter 18 (96% in)
  • Her eyes remained on Winfield's tow head; and as she looked, the little boy opened his eyes and stared out at her, and his eyes were solemn.
    Chapter 22 (34% in)

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