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In the Districts—the cities and towns of New York—the reality is bleaker.

“The Australian version was much bleaker,” Zuckerman said in a 2011 interview with

Of course it's pretty hard to see the regime compromising, but other avenues are bleaker still.

That Chenoweth would be suited to a role that channels the bleaker parts of her past should come as no surprise.

It means that the outlook for immigration reform will only get bleaker.

The soldier may have the sunny side of the wall in peace, but assuredly he has the bleaker side in times of war.

His appearance had not changed; it was impossible for his expression to become bleaker; but there was a tremendous change within.

A child of sunny France, she languished under the bleaker New England skies.

It was toward the end of an afternoon in early April; the discoloured snow still lay huddled in the bleaker fence corners.

I intended to remain until June, but the spring there is bleaker than your own New England.

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On this page you'll find 81 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bleaker, such as: desolate, austere, dreary, chilly, cold, and grim.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.