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dismal
used in Anne Of Green Gables

7 uses
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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)
  • "It does seem as if it was the end of everything, doesn't it?" she said dismally.
    Chapter 32 — The Pass List Is Out (4% in)
  • There, there, child, don't look so dismal.
    Chapter 12 — A Solemn Vow and Promise (91% in)
  • That was a dismal morning.
    Chapter 14 — Anne's Confession (62% in)
  • That dinner was a very dismal meal.
    Chapter 14 — Anne's Confession (74% in)
  • But I forgot the flour and the cake was a dismal failure.
    Chapter 16 — Diana Is Invited to Tea with Tragic Results (44% in)
  • With a dismal sigh she went for the scissors.
    Chapter 27 — Vanity and Vexation of Spirit (78% in)
  • She looked dismally about her narrow little room, with its dull-papered, pictureless walls, its small iron bedstead and empty book-case; and a horrible choke came into her throat as she thought of her own white room at Green Gables, where she would have the pleasant consciousness of a great green still outdoors, of sweet peas growing in the garden, and moonlight falling on the orchard, of the brook below the slope and the spruce boughs tossing in the night wind beyond it, of a vast...
    Chapter 34 — A Queen's Girl (59% in)

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