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adverb as in heavily

adverb as in hopelessly

adverb as in sadly

adverb as in unhappily

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A ray of optimism emerged from the gloomy drama preceding this year’s Australian Open on Friday, when fans packed the stands to watch some of the sport’s biggest names in Adelaide.

Adding to the gloomy dampness of a late January day, Tuesday was chilly.

The following essay collections, memoirs and original audio comedies will bring humor and comfort to the gloomiest of days.

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“This is not a joke any longer, we might be all dead by tomorrow morning,” Mashutko added gloomily.

In that piece he asked gloomily: “When it comes to international affairs, is there really any difference between Bush and Gore?”

"It's like that out here on the Riviera," said Jane, shaking her head so gloomily that the ruffled cap wobbled.

As he stood, gloomily lost in the horror of the moment, another carbine was fired, accompanied by shouts from the soldiers.

He nodded gloomily to his companion, and shaking off his hold he set out to cross the yard.

Matt looked gloomily at his watch, then started off with all the speed he could throw into the pedals.

"Yes, they have burned a great deal of the train," answered Mr. Chittenden, gloomily.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gloomily, such as: densely, massively, thickly, dejectedly, dully, and ponderously.

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