Thesaurus / somber


Most of to-day I have spent under roof, brooding over the somber problem which hourly grows more threatening.

A Maid of the Kentucky HillsEdwin Carlile Litsey

He paused, his hand arrested in the act of hanging up his last necktie, and for a moment his face was somber.

The Star LordBoyd Ellanby

In the middle of this the handle was softly turned, and Zoe Vizard came in, pale and somber.

The Woman-HaterCharles Reade

In that somber room, he knew, had had place whatever was most worthy in the lives of his forebears.

The Valiants of VirginiaHallie Erminie Rives

Between the top of the socks and his claret-colored velveteen breeches, his dark-brown bowed legs made a somber break.

Little Washington's RelativesLillian Elizabeth Roy

Here again, the figure of Seward stood out in brilliant light against the somber background.

LincolnNathaniel Wright Stephenson

Winston glanced quickly at her, but she was talking eagerly with Uncle Sid, her somber mood apparently quite gone.

The Vision of Elijah BerlFrank Lewis Nason

On either side rose low hills, dotted here and there with somber and curiously rigid trees.

The Long PortageHarold Bindloss

The somber light from the two tall windows fell upon the figure of the girl.

An Alabaster BoxMary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley

All this wondrous coloring faded rapidly, however, and in a short time the somber gray of the clouds again predominated.

Girl Scouts in the RockiesLillian Elizabeth Roy


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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.