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synonyms for grimly

  • brutally
  • firmly
  • powerfully
  • gratingly
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How to use grimly in a sentence

Even the title of the most explicitly grim song, “Dis-Ease,” ostensibly about Covid-19 itself, is a pun on the idea of unease rather than a direct confrontation of illness.
BTS’S NEW ALBUM IS SUBLIME COMFORT POP FOR THE SOUL IN LOCKDOWNAJA ROMANONOVEMBER 20, 2020VOX
He reported from Cuba, where he interviewed the charismatic revolutionary Che Guevara and had a grim assessment of what the future would hold for the country under Fidel Castro.
JAN MORRIS, ARTFUL TRAVEL WRITER WHO BROKE MANY BOUNDARIES, DIES AT 94MATT SCHUDELNOVEMBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even for museums that have reopened — including storied institutions such as the Met and the MoMA — the eeriness of empty galleries and exhibitions suggests a grim shift in museumgoers’ sense of safety in public spaces.
PLIGHT AT THE MUSEUMJEN TROLIONOVEMBER 20, 2020VOX
On that latter metric, the Dakotas are in a particularly grim position.
THE GOVERNMENT’S CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE IS NOW OFFICIALLY A FAILURE BY ITS OWN MEASUREPHILIP BUMPNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As if to underscore the difficult days ahead, the United States on Monday hit the latest grim milestone in the pandemic, surpassing 10 million confirmed cases of covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, along with more than 238,000 deaths.
PFIZER CORONAVIRUS VACCINE COULD BE CLEARED BY MID-DECEMBER FOLLOWING RELEASE OF DATA SHOWING IT IS MORE THAN 90 PERCENT EFFECTIVELAURIE MCGINLEY, LENA H. SUN, CAROLYN Y. JOHNSONNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It’s a grim milestone, one that reflects the coronavirus’s contagiousness as well as a global failure to contain its spread.
50 MILLION WORLD COVID-19 CASES: THE BIGGEST OUTBREAKS, EXPLAINEDCHRISTINA ANIMASHAUNNOVEMBER 9, 2020VOX
It’s from the movie “Frozen 2,” one of her kids’ favorites, but the lyrics are pretty grim.
ON A HUMP DAY FOR THE AGES, AMERICANS TRY TO ACT AND FEEL NORMALMAURA JUDKIS, ELLEN MCCARTHY, ASHLEY FETTERSNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Roll that up in a ball, add in the vagaries of the election, and it all speaks to a pretty grim holiday retail season.
CONSUMERS ARE — MOSTLY — PUTTING SPENDING ON HOLD WHILE THEY WAIT FOR ELECTION RESULTSABHA BHATTARAINOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Swedes face a new wave of restrictions after daily coronavirus cases hit a record, with the government warning of a grim winter ahead.
EVEN LOCKDOWN AVERSE SWEDEN IS TIGHTENING RESTRICTIONS, AS GOVERNMENT WARNS OF RISING COVID-19 CASESKDUNN6NOVEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
Now, this election mood is more stressful, lacks optimism, grim, and hopeless.
HIGH ANXIETYTRUTHBETOLDNOVEMBER 4, 2020TRUTHBETOLD.NEWS
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIMLY

  • bizarrely
  • fantastically
  • fearfully
  • grimly
  • monstrously
  • otherworldly
  • unusually
  • weirdly
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