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solus Syllabification: so·lus
Pronunciation: /ˈsōləs/

Definition of solus in English:

adjective (feminine solaˈsōlə)

Alone or unaccompanied (used especially as a stage direction).
Example sentences
  • In that hotel room my father sat alone, solus, in the presence of the God that is, the God whose face we cannot see, the God who, if he speaks at all, says only I am that I am.
  • Was it for this reason that Pius gets the first entrance, solus, and immediately makes the audience his confidant, soliciting its sympathy in a joking, winking, cajoling manner?

Origin

Latin.

Words that rhyme with solus

Aeolus, alveolus, bolas, bolus, gladiolus, holus-bolus, toeless

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