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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIMMED

And the mirror was dimmed with dust and overlaced with cobwebs.

Then a cloud settled over his face and dimmed the delight in it.

Indeed, as she faced me to thank me I could see that her eyes were dimmed.

And she, understanding, stood away and watched me with dimmed eyes.

The moonlight, which dimmed their radiance, made them look like pools of blood.

Sarka dimmed the light of Cleric, who instantly made answer.

The light showed on the fog, brightened and dimmed as the mist drifted past.

Poor Jerry—Graham's careless inquiry had dimmed her enthusiasm.

Olive was speechless; her eyes were dimmed, her throat ached with tears.

And, like Moses, her eye was not dimmed, nor her natural force abated.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, perhaps in Old English, from dim (adj.). Related: Dimmed; dimming.

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