Thesaurus / dismal

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But even while he was lying wide awake, it began again, and it was such a dismal sound he could feel the goose-flesh forming.

The QuestFrederik van Eeden

Do you really think she will not be enchanted to get away from that dismal hole, and live with honest people?

The CarbonelsCharlotte M. Yonge

I saw the dismal panes and my mother standing between them and me.

Room Number 3Anna Katharine Green

It would need a hoop of steel to keep them near such a dismal old sawmonger.

PipefulsChristopher Morley

He took the first opportunity, when they were alone, and told her he was glad to find she was only dismal at home.

A SimpletonCharles Reade

Miss Cassandra asked the guide if she would not be afraid to sleep in this dismal chamber.

In Chteau LandAnne Hollingsworth Wharton

Not forgotten was that long and dismal stretch where buffalo chips were the only fuel.

The Lost WagonJames Arthur Kjelgaard

He shakes his head in a dismal way several times, and sucks hard at his cigar as he shakes it.

The Dop DoctorClotilde Inez Mary Graves

It was a dismal place at any time, badly lighted in the most brilliant day, and now sunk in the depths of impenetrable darkness.

King of RanleighF. S. (Frederick Sadlier) Brereton

They had fully satiated their thirst for blood—desolation was completed—vengeance was gorged—nature mourned over the dismal scene.

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