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used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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characterized by sincere belief


intensely or excessively serious
  • It makes us very happy indeed to have performed this service for our prisoners and relatives and it is out [sic] earnest wish that no other such instances of this information will be forthcoming.
    p. 255.2
  • You must work for earnest!
    p. 288.3
  • He wrote earnest letters to her father, trying to win him over.
    p. 342.8
  • Describing Jesus rising from his knees after a night of prayer, Graham asked his listeners how long it had been since they'd prayed in earnest.
    p. 373.1

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