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OTHER WORDS FROM semiserioussem·i·se·ri·ous·ly, adverbsem·i·se·ri·ous·ness, noun
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The pulps brought new readers to serious fiction, making it less intimidating with alluring art and low prices.
I like the idea of Jon Hamm… There have been discussions—though I'm not sure how serious they've been.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Whatever the reason, and however absurd their beliefs may seem, American evangelicals are deadly serious.
He said it was okay, that he had been busy too… busy fighting serious intestinal problems.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Here they are semi-touching at a grocery store; she likes kombucha.All Your Internet Boyfriends Are Taken: Gosling, Cumberbatch, and now Joseph Gordon-Levitt|Melissa Leon|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
It is the dramatic impulse of childhood endeavouring to bring life into the dulness of the serious hours.Children's Ways|James Sully
Between South and North, the probabilities of a serious, and no very distant rupture, are strong and manifest.
Never then was there a moment in which there was greater need for sane and serious thought.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Though the amount played for is serious, a good deal of rather bald conversation and chaff goes on.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills