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dismal
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Candide
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  • He was continuing, but stopped short when he saw the two girls tenderly embracing the monkeys, bathing their bodies in tears, and rending the air with the most dismal lamentations.

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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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