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dismal
used in Lord of the Flies

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Definition
of terrible quality or depressing; or dark and dreary (as when bad weather blocks the sun or when it is drizzly)
  • The dismal truth was filtering through to everybody.
    p. 71.1
dismal = depressing
There are no more uses of "dismal" in Lord of the Flies.

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