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august

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1 having or showing a formal and serious or reserved manner
  • unsurprisingly, the head of the bank is an august white-haired gentleman

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The first known use of august was before the 12th century

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“August.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/august. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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