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dismal
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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • There, there, child, don’t look so dismal.
  • That was a dismal morning.

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  • That dinner was a very dismal meal.
  • But I forgot the flour and the cake was a dismal failure.
  • "It does seem as if it was the end of everything, doesn’t it?" she said dismally.
  • With a dismal sigh she went for the scissors.
  • She looked dismally about her narrow little room, with its dull-papered, pictureless walls, its small iron bedstead and empty book-case; and a horrible choke came into her throat as she thought of her own white room at Green Gables, where she would have the pleasant consciousness of a great green still outdoors, of sweet peas growing in the garden, and moonlight falling on the orchard, of the brook below the slope and the spruce boughs tossing in the night wind beyond it, of a vastů

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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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