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Synonyms for earnest

Synonyms for earnest

marked by sober sincerity

full of or marked by dignity and seriousness

having great consequence or weight

something given to guarantee the repayment of a loan or the fulfillment of an obligation

Synonyms for earnest

something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract

characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions

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not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal

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The earnest girl's train rumbled away over the bridge.
Navient, the nation's largest student loan servicer, announced an agreement on October 4th to purchase Earnest for $155 million.
Cristo Rey and EARNEST Partners collaborate to provide a Corporate Work Study Program for students looking to gain job experience, grow in self-confidence and realize the relevance of their education.
In his August 25, 2016, press briefing Earnest was asked about the administration's failure to protect Syrian civilians in the face of what he described as the Assad regime's "unconscionable use of violence against civilians.
Never previously did any bidder turn up and deposited earnest money as done by CHL which deposited Rs25m as Earnest Money.
This incarnation of The Importance of Being Earnest would have the great man spining in his Parisienne grave.
Peskov said the meeting would take place after Putin's speech, but Earnest declined to say when it would happen.
As long as we are in a position of convening serious talks that are making progress," Earnest said the United States "would not arbitrarily or abruptly end them.
These are views the administration intends to convey directly to the Israelis," Mr Earnest said.
These individuals were not targeted by name," Earnest added.
Since forming in 2009, Earnest has been involved with the marketing of some great sporting events, and we very much look forward to working with ICC to make the 2017 ICC Women's World Cup the best one yet.
The Importance of Being Earnest has enthralled millions of audiences since 1895 when the play was first performed at St James's Theatre in London.
Asked by reporters about Washington's response in the event of Syrian chemical weapons attack on Israel, Turkey or Jordan, Earnest said protecting the international norms against the use of chemical weapons is a priority of the US.
I wouldn't anticipate any major announcements related to our aid and assistance in the immediate aftermath of this meeting," Earnest said, noting Obama holds such meetings regularly.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest urged the Egyptian military to show restraint after a crackdown on supporters of deposed elected president Mohammed Morsi.