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  • adj. comparative form of serene: more serene


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  • Genevieve, on the contrary, was serener than ever, though fluttering most alarmingly within.

    Chapter 2

  • They brought back to his thoughts the early death – bed he had seen her tending, and the love the child had borne her; and on the wings of such remembrances she seemed to rise up, far above his idle fancies, into clearer and serener air.

    Dombey and Son

  • This was the beginning of a serener season for the chastened spirit of Baptista Heddegan.

    A Changed Man

  • And it was as if something shone through; not mere spirituality — serener, completer, more alluring.

    In Chancery

  • I question whether any of the potentates, Moslem or Christian, who have preceded me in the palace, have been waited upon with greater fidelity, or enjoyed a serener sway.

    The Alhambra

  • '' Family power struggle won by the serener Williams, '' The Daily Telegraph said.

    Wimbledon notebook

  • I think there are two major messages: one message for the men and women of our countries, who must be told that what we're doing here today is going to guarantee for you a calmer, serener and a better future.

    CNN Transcript May 28, 2002

  • There was a shattering explosion, a ripping away and a violent change it acceleration, after which the little capsule floated serener into an elliptical orbit, 116.7 x 164.6 miles above the surface of the Earth.


  • Tom went aboard one of the big transient boats that night with his heavy satchel of miscellaneous plunder, and slept the sleep of the unjust, which is serener and sounder than the other kind, as we know by the hanging-eve history of a million rascals.

    Pudd'nhead Wilson

  • Leghorn, where a milder climate and sunnier skies tended to promote, we fancy, a serener condition of mind than he had known for years.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859


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