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used in Lord of the Flies

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in a very serious (and often dignified) manner
  • There was no solemn assembly for debate nor dignity of the conch.
    p. 196.7
solemn = serious and dignified
  • The fair boy said this solemnly; but then the delight of a realized ambition overcame him.
    p. 8.4
  • Again came the solemn communion of shining eyes in the gloom.
    p. 27.4
  • Then we'd be, you know, very solemn, and someone would say we ought to build a jet, or a submarine, or a TV set.
    p. 51.2
  • Ralph nodded solemnly.
    p. 140.1
  • "Meat—" The littluns sat, solemnly thinking of meat, and dribbling.
    p. 142.9
  • Piggy said nothing but nodded, solemnly.
    p. 155.9
  • "So leave the mountain alone," said the chief, solemnly, "and give it the head if you go hunting."
    p. 161.1
  • He knelt there, his fist clenched, gazing solemnly from one to the other.
    p. 163.8
  • Piggy considered this solemnly.
    p. 165.6

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