"talking earnestly with his son"
"she started studying snakes in earnest"
"a play dealing seriously with the question of divorce"
"fingers so badly frozen they had to be amputated"
"a severely impaired heart"
"is gravely ill"
"was seriously ill"
Do you seriously believe a man can predict the future?
出自： G. Vidal
He ate seriously, his eyes cast down.
出自： A. Brookner