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  • A lamp with a square shade of green glass burned on the desk, but there was still daylight outside, streaks of tired brown on a lemon sky; the room held a dismal sense of evening in the illumination that seemed both premature and too feeble.

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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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