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dismal
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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  • It was an excursion of some miles across the moor to a place which is so dismal that it might have suggested the story.
  • It is a long, dismal walk, the Yew Alley, between two high walls of clipped hedge, with a narrow band of grass upon either side.

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as in: a dismal expression Define
depressing or gloomy
as in: a dismal performance Define
of terrible quality
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