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solemn
used in The Remains of the Day

2 uses
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Definition
in a very serious (and often dignified) manner
  • Indeed, the distinguished gentlemen continued to smoke their cigars, solemn expressions on their faces, not uttering a word, while his lordship instructed me to bring up a certain exceptionally fine bottle of port from the cellar.
    4a — Day 4 - Afternoon (89% in)
  • A solemnness hung in the air after she said this, until eventually Mr Taylor said to me: "Harry here does a lot of organizing for our local member.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (74% in)

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