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dismal
used in
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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dismal
Used in
Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • I need scarcely say that I failed dismally.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Forget it,' said Harry dismally.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Trying to make this place fit for human habitation,' said Sirius, waving a hand around the dismal kitchen.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'Good catch,' Harry told Ginny back in the common room, where the atmosphere resembled that of a particularly dismal funeral.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a dismal expression
as in: a dismal performance
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