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dismal
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dismal
Used in
Emma
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  • Going in dismal weather, to return probably in worse;—four horses and four servants taken out for nothing but to convey five idle, shivering creatures into colder rooms and worse company than they might have had at home.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a dismal performance
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