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full of or marked by dignity and seriousness

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dignified and somber in manner or character and committed to keeping promises

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

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The mourners sprang forward to the coffin, the friends followed, and as the clock on the mantel solemnly struck three all were staring down upon the face of John Mortonson, deceased.
Two splendid Blood-hounds were solemnly sitting up, one on each side of the crown-bearer.
And he came out of his Kennel, and walked solemnly up to the children.
Then they all crowded round her once more, while the Dodo solemnly presented the thimble, saying `We beg your acceptance of this elegant thimble'; and, when it had finished this short speech, they all cheered.
Anne," said Jane, still more solemnly, "what do you think of my brother Billy?
Since you are determined to be married, Miss Cornelia," said Gilbert solemnly, "I shall give you the excellent rules for the management of a husband which my grandmother gave my mother when she married my father.
It was as if the tones came from a church in the still forest; people looked thitherward, and felt their minds attuned most solemnly.
At the same moment the bell sounded deep in the wood, so clear and solemnly that five or six determined to penetrate somewhat further.
At dinner one day Conway told me that it had been solemnly agreed between him and Barting that the one who died first should, if possible, communicate with the other from beyond the grave, in some unmistakable way--just how, they had left (wisely, it seemed to me) to be decided by the deceased, according to the opportunities that his altered circumstances might present.
Alec solemnly cut off his favourite crusty slice, and solemnly ate it; then wiped his lips, and brushing back Rose's hair, solemnly kissed her on the forehead, saying, heartily
I shall not copy the uncouth language, full of needless repetitions (and, if I know anything of the subject, not guiltless of bad grammar as well), in which my innocent husband was solemnly and falsely accused of poisoning his first wife.
Some things, perhaps, here said, may have hit thee or thy friends; but I do most solemnly declare they were not pointed at thee or them.
Available in both paperback and audiobook formats, the sequel to "The Fragrance Shed By A Violet", Do You Solemnly Swear?
On 31st of October, 2016, to reiterate the fact that for National Unity aka Rshtriya Ekta all that matters is Just One Person, Proud student of JMA Pilani, Master Kunal Sain stood with a beaming face holding the Tricolour and the pledge "I solemnly pledge that I dedicate myself to preserve the unity, integrity and security of the nation and also strive hard to spread this message among my fellow countrymen.
The first law passed by he first Congress implemented Article VI by prescribing a simple oath in law: "I do solemnly swear or affirm that I will support the Constitution of the United States.