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It was a bleak image of the future, with an urgent call to action — one that was more or less ignored by the federal government.
The sports retailer, like many of its peers, was hit hard by the pandemic amid shutdowns and store closures, and even announced it would suspend its dividend when things were looking especially bleak in March.
Being true bulls, I’m sure none of you dumped your shares in late March as things looked their bleakest.
Remarkably, this bleak picture is more optimistic than the economists’ predictions in previous surveys.
In The End of Everything, theoretical astrophysicist Katie Mack provides a tour of the admittedly bleak possibilities.
Last year marked the third year in a row of when Indonesia’s bleak rate of deforestation has slowed in pace.
From half a block behind the man, Kip watched the messenger walk along side of the bleak walls of Tombs prison.
Around us rose the broken, straggling walls, bare and bleak, without a shred of ivy or wall-flower to hide their grim nakedness.
But there, the bleak look of what had once been full of peace and mother's love, struck cold on her heart.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Then at last, when the sun was near its setting and men finally felt a bleak wind biting, the Pope spoke again.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS

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