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dismal
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The Return of the King
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dismal
Used in
The Return of the King
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  • His few hours' sleep had not been nearly enough; he was tired and rather dismal.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He looked about, but there seemed nowhere even for an animal to crawl into in this dismal country.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the meantime we want a lodging for the night, and as you seem to have pulled down the Bridge Inn and built this dismal place instead, you'll have to put us up.'  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a dismal performance
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