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solemn
used in Carrie

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Definition
in a very serious (and often dignified) manner
  • The girls watched her, their eyes shining solemnly.
  • Then she said-very solemnly: 'I wish I had some.'
  • She giggled a strange, affrighted giggle in the solemn stillness of the living room.
  • Hands it to Sheriff Doyle, who solemnly puts it in a wicker basket marked People's Exhibit A. (and tommy's dead) Well, well.

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