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It’s a conflict as stark as the gleeful “rooty-toot-toot” of Hardin’s vehicle as he approaches residences and the gloomy necessity of his task.
On a spring evening last year, 400-plus revelers tuned in to Virtual Cryfest — a no-cover, gloomy-tunes online dance party for fans of Goth and “darkwave” music.
On July 4, despite all the bad news and the gloomy outlook, Americans pause to celebrate the independence of their nation by reducing entire neighborhoods to smoking rubble with illegal fireworks.
Each of their free agencies is a direct product of a gloomy offseason.
Chelsea and Manchester United look to be on the rise, having both been very active in the transfer market, while Sara’s Tottenham Hotspur and Tony’s Arsenal are bracing for gloomier prospects.
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
It was broad daylight still, but gloomy there: the window had the pleasure of reposing under the leads, and was gloomy at noon.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Under the present order and with the present gloomy preconceptions they have been the least of its collective cares.
Rabecque, reflecting his master's mood—as becomes a good lackey—rode silent and gloomy a pace or two in the rear.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
With these words, the beadle strode, with a lofty and gloomy air, from the undertakers premises.

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