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How to use dumps in a sentence

If she could laugh like that, he need not stay in the dumps.
THE GIRL AND THE BILLBANNISTER MERWIN
If he couldn't get what he wanted at the Morrises', he went out and stole, or visited the dumps at the back of the town.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
Dumps were made at frequent intervals along the front containing all the materials required for consolidation.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
The men are splendid—their cheeriness comes up bubbling whenever the occasion calls for the dumps.
CARRY ONCONINGSBY DAWSON
Again the atmosphere of dignified dumps and dingy sulkiness.
THE HAUNTS OF OLD COCKAIGNEALEX THOMPSON
One doesn't like to be in the dumps without being obliged to be.
PATTY'S PERVERSITIESARLO BATES
When available a narrow, deep canyon, or a tunnel, may take the places of dumps.
THE A B C OF MININGCHARLES A. BRAMBLE
I am sorry to find you in the dumps; yet you have every reason to be cheerful.
NAPOLEON'S LETTERS TO JOSEPHINEHENRY FOLJAMBE HALL
The minute he saw his chum in the dumps, he set about restoring his spirits.
BOY SCOUTS IN GLACIER PARKWALTER PRICHARD EATON
But he was shortly to be shaken out of his dumps, and made an Englishman and a soldier.
RES JUDICATAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
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WORDS RELATED TO DUMPS

  • bad period
  • bad times
  • blight
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • bottom
  • bust
  • collapse
  • crash
  • depreciation
  • depression
  • descent
  • dip
  • downer
  • downslide
  • downswing
  • downtrend
  • downturn
  • drop
  • dumps
  • fall
  • falling-off
  • funk
  • hard times
  • letdown
  • low
  • recession
  • reverse
  • rut
  • sag
  • slide
  • slip
  • stagnation
  • the skids
  • trough
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