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Jakub Vrana's dismal turnover in the offensive zone led to the rush the opposite way — and the eventual game-winner.
IN THE HOME OF ‘THE KING,’ THE CAPITALS GET SERVED WITH A SECOND STRAIGHT LOSSSAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“I suppose my larger intention was to add some light, levity and beauty to an otherwise dismal year,” she said.
IT’S LIKE A LITTLE FREE LIBRARY, BUT THERE’S ART INSIDE. PEOPLE ARE FLOCKING TO IT, TINY ART IN HAND.CATHY FREEJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This apparent bet-hedging did not seem to go over well with investors, who were asked by Bakish to overlook the company’s dismal fourth-quarter earnings that included a net loss of $273 million.
CHANGE THE CHANNEL: HOW VIACOMCBS IS MANAGING THE TRANSITION FROM LINEAR TV TO STREAMINGTIM PETERSONJANUARY 5, 2021DIGIDAY
“We need cities to act with urgency so that we can start improving the very dismal housing supply we have now,” she said.
ENCINITAS WANTS TO EXEMPT ITSELF FROM NEW STATE DENSITY LAWKARA GRANTDECEMBER 11, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
While King County Metro received some federal aid for short-term survival, its prospects in the longer term are dismal, with the agency projecting more than $600 million in lost revenues through 2022.
COVID-19 HAS BEEN 'APOCALYPTIC' FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT. WILL CONGRESS OFFER MORE HELP?ALEJANDRO DE LA GARZAJULY 21, 2020TIME
I need not inquire whether his dismal behaviour was natural or assumed.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
And when he did leave the dismal scene of this last act of his miseries, it was like the spectre of the man who had entered it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
My railway life began on a drizzling dismal day in the early autumn.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The light which discovered its dismal bounds to his solitary eyes, came from a small grated aperture in the vaulted roof.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It was still in the verge of possibility that his son might seek his father in that dismal chamber.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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WORDS RELATED TO DISMAL

  • cool
  • depressing
  • discouraging
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • distant
  • emotionless
  • formal
  • frigid
  • glacial
  • hateful
  • hostile
  • icy
  • indifferent
  • reserved
  • solitary
  • standoffish
  • stony
  • uncompanionable
  • unemotional
  • ungenial
  • unhappy
  • unresponsive
  • unwelcoming
  • wintry
  • withdrawn
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