Somber sentence example

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  • Fred's mood remained somber throughout the meal.
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  • His somber gaze met hers and then drifted to her lips.
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  • She leaned back and met his somber gaze.
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  • Hypnotized by his somber gaze, she lifted her face to accept his affection.
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  • His somber gaze was alluring – probably because he was unaware of how attractive it was.
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  • Instead he was withdrawn and somber, even picking at his food.
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  • There was a somber note in his voice that was frightening.
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  • She leaned forward and peered at his somber features.
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  • Noting her somber expression, the smile faded from his lips and the twinkle left his eyes.
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  • Carmen gazed up at his somber features.
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  • "Yes," she answered in a surprisingly somber voice.
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  • Alex walked up to the gate and gazed down at her with a somber expression.
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  • She met his somber gaze defiantly.
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  • She wore a somber look as she glanced nervously at me before speaking to the detective.
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  • In spite of the happy group that greeted him, Fred's somber mood didn't mirror theirs.
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  • I was surprised to find their moods somber.
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  • His eyes were colder, his face more somber.
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  • He looked up, his face somber.
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  • He rubbed the back of his neck and his gaze became somber.
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  • She kept her eyes on the road, but she could see the outline of his somber face from the corner of her eye.
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  • His somber gaze was alluring – probably because he was unaware of how attractive it was.
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  • There are times when worship will be rather somber.
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  • His face was extraordinary in that it was delicate, vulpine, priestly, usually very somber.
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  • The gravestone is long and somber, typical of the period.
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  • Working class men wore the simplest clothes in somber shades that were made of coarse wool.
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  • Often, it's that small hint of shine, color or lace at the bust that adds just the right amount of femininity and elegance to an otherwise somber, Plain Jane business ensemble.
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  • There was a celebratory dance for weddings and religious observances, and also more somber dances for funerals and war time.
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  • Since, according to religious tradition, no parties can be had during the period leading up to Easter, Carnival (or Carneval, among other spellings) is one last huge, wild party before the somber period leading up to Easter.
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  • While dark and somber colors sometimes dominate the fall collections, Chanel adds in dashes of wintry shades such as icy silver.
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  • Full of depth, royal blue is certainly dramatic – yet it accomplishes this without falling into the somber palette that occasionally befalls the season.
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  • Dinner music that should be playing in the background should be mellow, such as Blue Christmas, I'll Be Home for Christmas, and other holiday classics with a "somber" theme.
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  • When the Puritans had come to power in the mid-seventeenth century, they abolished all joyous celebrations of Christmas, insisting that it was a somber occasion and should be marked as such.
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  • Winter handbags, whether brightly colored or somber and serious, are a terrific way to let one's personality shine.
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  • You'll want to seek out a stylish, gleaming little number to match your holiday party dress, but you'll want something without all the bells and whistles for somber occasions.
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  • On the other hand, if Pisces slips into a more somber emotional state, Gemini might find it all a bit too much to deal with.
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  • Although it is preceded by a "Good Friday" in Christianity, the somber tone of the events as a whole gives the day a sense of foreboding.
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  • Available in a number of colorful designs, ranging from striped uppers with neon laces to checked uppers with neutral laces, this boot injects somber winter wardrobes with some fun.
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  • Ghostly, veiled ladies of exceptional height passed in somber silence past an empty bier while a shadowy figure looking like a cross between Hercule Poirot and Fred O'Connor lurked behind a pillar, watch­ing.
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  • Slowly the shadows darkened over the long, somber face of the old house.
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  • Somber Tit: Noted on 3 days with 3 at the Chapel on 27th, several eft on 28th, 1 Petri on 30th.
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  • The somber black cloth boards and striking silver lettering give the edition gravitas and an appropriately sinister quality.
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  • Its long body was draped in tights of the same somber hue, surmounted by a leopard's skin.
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  • The crown is broad and densely leafy - casting a refreshing but rather somber shade.
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  • There was a somber mood at the annual flower show that year.
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  • I did not see several species I saw in winter such as great rock nuthatch, desert finch and somber tit.
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  • This is accompanied by an almost continuous somber soundtrack, the final effect being somewhat overdone.
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  • On a more somber note, Victorians used to plant primroses on the graves of small children (Flora Britannica by Richard Mabey ).
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  • The outward and homeward loops cross over in front of the somber Clubhouse, set in an ancient, solidly built sheepfold.
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  • The mother looking somber, severe, fearful, angry in a tired kind of way.
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  • It was a somewhat somber team that collected at Balquidder church at Rob Roy 's final resting place in the sleeting rain.
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  • The dhrupad style is characterized by its somber, dignified and devotional mood, its slow tempo and gradual melodic development.
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  • Black hooded smock tops appeared somber when teamed with white polo necks.
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  • My Name is Death returns to a somber mood.
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  • Sheryl was looking at it with a somber face.
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  • The musical numbers seem thrown in without any creativity, but do give a change of pace to the somber tone to the movie.
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  • Chapter 7 titled â Prospects for Peace in the Middle Eastâ makes somber reading.
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  • A blank card usually has a design, photo or illustration on the front that can be somber, beautiful or humorous.
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  • Purchasing a festive themed basket just wouldn't be appropriate for a somber occasion, like a funeral.
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  • Victorian homes, for example, use somber colors that have been mixed with just a bit of black to tone them down.
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  • Though Empire was conceived as a style “for the people,” and was intended to be more somber than the ornate styles that preceded it, it is still bold and demands attention.
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  • Victorian style homes were originally painted in somber colors, which were created by adding a small amount of black paint to the true color.
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  • Painting the exterior a somber color that matches your neighborhood, and your interior vivid, jewel tones can produce some surprise when people first enter.
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  • Clothing featured somber shades and was constructed mainly from wool.
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  • A private proposal can be more somber or just as lively as any crowded venue, depending on who is involved with the question (enlisting a waiter or staff member to present the ring, for example).
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  • This somber yet elegant creature may make a wonderful tribute in a memorial tattoo.
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  • The simple memorial is an elegant, somber, and awe-inspiring tribute to this tumultuous time in American history.
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  • Whether you want the classic little black dress or you want to be a pop of color in a sea of somber, check them out.
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  • These somber creatures look down on the behavior of the Trooping Fairies who love to dance, feast and enjoy a party.
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  • For a moment he looked down at her, his expression somber.
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  • She tipped her head back and gazed up into his somber features.
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  • Thou dreamest that thou art wise because thou couldst utter those blasphemous words, he went on, with a somber and scornful smile.
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  • Much of the continental work submitted struck a somber note accentuating the squalid conditions of home and town.
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  • Unlike birthday and holiday dresses, parties geared towards higher or more somber issues require a dress code that features less flounce, less patterns and more solid colors and straight-lined designs.
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  • A more serious website concerning the dangers of the occupation or the possibility of injuries, might call for a more somber image.
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  • Fred's somber mood dictated restraint.
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  • Even at such a young age, Rhyn.s features were troubled and somber, as if he knew what kind of a life awaited him.
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  • Brandon met her gaze, and his somber expression finally melted into a smile.
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  • Carmen slipped her hand in his and looked up at his somber features.
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  • She removed her gloves, wondering about the slow flush that was darkening his somber features.
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  • Retaining eye contact, she walked over to him and put a hand on his leg, gazing up at his somber features.
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  • It was a somber Felipa who met them at the airport with the driver.
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  • She glanced at his somber profile several times on the way home, but they never spoke.
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  • But beneath the slope, by the cart with the wounded near the panting little nag where Pierre stood, it was damp, somber, and sad.
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  • A beautiful summer day had dawned, the day on which I was to make the acquaintance of a somber and mysterious friend.
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