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solemnify

[ suh-lem-nuh-fahy ]
/ s蓹藞l蓻m n蓹藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), so路lem路ni路fied, so路lem路ni路fy路ing.
to make solemn: to solemnify an occasion with hymns and prayers.
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Origin of solemnify

First recorded in 1880鈥85; solemn + -ify

OTHER WORDS FROM solemnify

un路so路lem路ni路fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for solemnify

solemnify
/ (s蓹藞l蓻mn瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to make serious or grave

Derived forms of solemnify

solemnification, noun
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