noun, plural solei
[soh-lee-ahy] /ˈsoʊ liˌaɪ/ (Show IPA), soleuses.
a muscle in the calf of the leg, behind the gastrocnemius muscle, that helps extend the foot forward.
adverb 1. as the only one or ones: solely responsible. 2. exclusively or only: plants found solely in the tropics. 3. merely: She wanted solely to get out of the house for a while. adverb 1. only; completely; entirely 2. without another or others; singly; alone 3. for one thing only
adjective 1. grave, sober, or mirthless, as a person, the face, speech, tone, or mood: solemn remarks. 2. gravely or somberly impressive; causing serious thoughts or a grave mood: solemn music. 3. serious or earnest: solemn assurances. 4. characterized by dignified or serious formality, as proceedings; of a formal or ceremonious character: a solemn occasion. […]
verb (used with object), solemnified, solemnifying. 1. to make solemn: to solemnify an occasion with hymns and prayers. verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (transitive) to make serious or grave
noun, plural solemnities. 1. the state or character of being solemn; earnestness; gravity; impressiveness: the solemnity of a state funeral. 2. Often, solemnities. a solemn observance, ceremonial proceeding, or special formality: the solemnities of Easter. 3. Law. a formality that renders an act or document valid. noun (pl) -ties 1. the state or quality of […]