- v observe or perform with dignity or gravity
- v perform (the wedding ceremony) with proper ceremonies
- v make solemn and grave
- Rakhi Sawant in Times Online
Explaining how the idea came to her, Ms Sawant said: "I am a cultured Indian woman with good values and I have reached a stage where I need a companion with whom I can share my love, joys, sorrows and success. I want to solemnise my marriage in the...
- Michael Scott-Joynt in Telegraph.co.uk
The Rt Rev Michael Scott-Joynt, the Bishop of Winchester, said: "I believe that it will open, not the Church of England, but individual clergy, to charges of discrimination if they solemnise marriages as they all do, but refuse to host civil...