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solemn
used in My Antonia

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Definition
in a very serious (and often dignified) manner
  • These, he solemnly explained, were angels.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (8% in)
  • Lena sidled up to me and said teasingly, 'What made you so solemn?
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (79% in)
  • I felt the old pull of the earth, the solemn magic that comes out of those fields at nightfall.
    Book 4 — The Pioneer Woman's Story (97% in)

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