sombre

All Adjective Noun Adverb
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  • And having said it, he went away with a light on his sombre face. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 22. July, 1878, by Various
  • His eyes became more sombre, looked suddenly as if even their material weight must have increased. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
  • The colonel had looked upon him with sombre eyes the night of the dance. Cited from Lanier of the Cavalry, by Charles King
  • It is referred to as his so-called dark or sombre period.
  • I know it is dark and sombre, for you have said so. Cited from An Eye for an Eye, by Anthony Trollope
  • In this sombre garden close What has come and passed, who knows? Cited from The Complete Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • He looked up into her sombre face with a smile. Cited from The Southerner, by Thomas Dixon
  • Jack's face grew sombre, and he was silent for a time. Cited from The Lady of the Ice, by James De Mille
  • She only realized how sombre he was; how thin he looked and tired. Cited from Then I'll Come Back to You, by Larry Evans
  • Quick to feel an atmosphere, he found that he had caught from her a sombre view. Cited from The Mayor of Warwick, by Herbert M. Hopkins
  • His friend yet had on this a sombre second thought. Cited from The Outcry, by Henry James
  • The simple truth was soon apparent to the sombre eyes of the President. Cited from The Southerner, by Thomas Dixon
  • The effect of that waiting moment was as sombre as anything I had ever experienced. Cited from Cape Cod Folks, by Sarah P. McLean Greene
  • Something was born in me then after all the slow, sombre years -- and I wanted -- love! Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Ellis has a strong, original mind, full of strange though sombre power. Cited from Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle, by Clement K. Shorter
  • The second is a more sombre dance done to older tradition Irish Folk music.
  • Wearing dark, sombre clothes is one practice followed in many countries, though other forms of dress are also seen.
  • The door was opened without any delay by a man servant in sombre, every-day clothes. Cited from A People's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • The houses on each side are tall and sombre looking, and the street is almost always in the shadow. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • While mostly light-hearted, the series could be quite sombre and sad at times.
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