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solemnity

Law a formality necessary to validate a deed, act, contract, etc.
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Franklin, with equal solemnity, "I'm convinced at last.
No amount of solemnity could make such a statement other than bizarre.
Lydia gaped as he opened the volume, and before he had, with very monotonous solemnity, read three pages, she interrupted him with:
The father, in occasional conversation with one and another, appeared to be avoiding the subject with the usual self-conscious solemnity, and occasionally he looked, somewhat anxiously, I thought, towards the church door.
It was the May truss, which the clerks of the clerks' law court had deposited that morning at the door of a president of the parliament, in honor of the solemnity of the day.
We slipped out of the house noiselessly and found ourselves in the unutterable solemnity and strangeness of a dark night.
With each the question is what the writer has done with his opportunity; and each answers the question for itself in words which, if I may say so without undue solemnity, were written with a conscientious regard for the truth of my own sensations.
Milestone College observed the Amar Ekushey February and International Mother Language Day with due respects and solemnity on the college campus, says a press release.
Various functions will be held across the country to observe the death anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto with great reverence, fervour and solemnity.
Today's celebration of the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe marks the culmination of the Catholic Church's liturgical year.
commemorated throughout the country Friday (Today) across the country with religious solemnity and respect.
The Caap is also prepared for the influx of passengers We want to make sure that traveling will be as hassle-free as possible as we observe the solemnity of the occasion,' Caap Director General Jim Sysiongco said on Saturday.