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solemn
used in Treasure Island

3 uses
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Definition
in a very serious (and often dignified) manner
  • And John would touch his forelock with a solemn way he had that made me think he was the best of men.
    Chapter 10 — The Voyage (65% in)
  • Watch him as we pleased, we could do nothing to solve it; and when we asked him to his face, he would only laugh if he were drunk, and if he were sober deny solemnly that he ever tasted anything but water.
    Chapter 10 — The Voyage (26% in)
  • It weren't quite a chapel, but it seemed more solemn like; and then, says you, Ben Gunn was short-handed—no chapling, nor so much as a Bible and a flag, you says."
    Chapter 15 — The Man of the Island (97% in)

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