Thesaurus / weightily

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“He did leave him there,” he uttered, weightily, returning to the contemplation of the wall.

Within the TidesJoseph Conrad

“Well, ye-e-s,” he agreed, and the agreement was weightily deliberate.

He weightily communicated his opinion to their host, that his life must be a very dreary life here in the winter.

Little DorritCharles Dickens

"Phil brings us strange and monstrous news," he said weightily.

Carette of SarkJohn Oxenham

She spoke slowly and weightily, her eyes fixed on Julia's face.

Sophy of KravoniaAnthony Hope

"He's their boss: that's all he is," said Dr. Surtaine weightily.

The ClarionSamuel Hopkins Adams

Then he bade her speak on: and she not being forward, weightily pondering what she might say.

A Book of Quaker SaintsLucy Violet Hodgkin

"It has given me pain, Mr. Jarndyce," Sir Leicester weightily proceeded.

Bleak HouseCharles Dickens

She pursed her lips in comical seriousness, frowning a little as if considering it weightily.

It goes far beyond what I had even hoped to hear admitted—how much less enforced so gravely and weightily in the commercial world.

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