Thesaurus / solemnity
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Secrecy is a way of enveloping bonds of fellowship in solemnity and sacredness.
WHAT THE FREEMASONS TAUGHT THE WORLD ABOUT THE POWER OF SECRECYJOHN DICKIEAUGUST 13, 2020TIME
He conducts this ceremony with the greatest solemnity, occasionally pronouncing these incantatory words, "Plate or shell, sah?"
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
The Briton, holding the documents in a pudgy hand, looked at the swift-gestured director with portentous solemnity.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Alfaretta's face assumed a look of great solemnity and a shiver of real fear ran over her.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
It is a part of religious worship, and claims that solemnity of mind that is due to every religious service.
All things that could give solemnity to an observance unite to invest this with a devout character.
What gives to a religious assembly all its solemnity, is the gracious presence of God.
Shorthouse, shuffling with the key and hampered by the steady weight on his arm, certainly felt the solemnity of the moment.
THE EMPTY HOUSE AND OTHER GHOST STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
He took both her hands between his as he spoke; not so much, it seemed in affection, as to impress solemnity upon her.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He peers out through his black-rimmed eyeglasses with the solemnity of an owl—but you should hear his songs!
THE REAL LATIN QUARTERF. BERKELEY SMITH
WORDS RELATED TO SOLEMNITY
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