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earnest
used in The Call of the Wild

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Definition
characterized by sincere belief

or:

intensely or excessively serious
  • Pike, the malingerer, who, in his lifetime of deceit, had often successfully feigned a hurt leg, was now limping in earnest.
    Chapter 5 — The Toil of Trace and Trail (2% in)

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