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As long as we determine each country’s climate responsibility based on their production emissions, it’s easy for wealthy nations that have shipped polluting industries overseas to pretend they’re cleaner than the grimy “Global South.”
BUTTERFLY EFFECT: READY TO GULP DOWN SOME CLIMATE GUILT?CHARU KASTURIAUGUST 26, 2021OZY
Some cases have built-in screen protection, which can be handy and easy to install, but you’ll have to switch out the whole case once the screen protector starts to get beat up and grimy.
THE BEST APPLE WATCH CASE TO PROTECT THE COMPUTER ON YOUR WRISTSTAN HORACZEKAUGUST 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The thing about backpacking and camping is that your skin and hair are exposed to multiple coats of grimy, smelly substances, and they all meld together into a malodorous layer of sweat, bug spray, dirt, and campfire smoke.
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When the experts re-created her weary face, they gave her a headscarf, something she might have worn in the grimy Maryland industrial settlement where she lived.
FACES OF THE DEAD EMERGE FROM LOST AFRICAN AMERICAN GRAVEYARDMICHAEL RUANEJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The Isles are just so grimy, I forget that they’re also good!
THE ISLANDERS KEPT THINGS INTERESTING, WHILE THE CANADIENS SHOCKED US ALLNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JUNE 25, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Doubman’s journey was grueling and grimy, but he maintained a peppy tone throughout his walk from Delaware to California.
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Some shelves had been put up along one side of the stall, and they were piled with a lot of grimy-looking books.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He took the hand she held out to him, and looked down at her out of his grimy, disfigured face, an odd tenderness stirring him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Men carrying Winchesters are hurrying by, their faces grimy, eyes bold yet anxious.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He had removed his tin cup and was engaged in stirring its grimy contents with a small stick.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIMY

  • begrimed
  • black
  • burning
  • caliginous
  • dingy
  • fumy
  • gray
  • grimy
  • messy
  • murky
  • reeking
  • silvery
  • smoke-colored
  • smoldering
  • thick
  • vaporous
  • black
  • dark
  • dingy
  • fuliginous
  • grimy
  • murky
  • smutty
  • soot-covered
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