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Very dark
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  1. Very dark
  2. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  3. Being or characterized by morbid or grimly satiric humor:
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
Causing shade.
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  1. Causing shade.
  2. Overspread with shade; sheltered from the glare of light or sultry heat.
  3. Full of shade; shaded:
Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
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  1. Full of or covered with clouds; overcast.
  2. Covered with or characterised by clouds; overcast.
  3. Marked with indistinct masses or streaks:
Dull or commonplace in character; dreary:
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  1. Dull or commonplace in character; dreary:
  2. Not bright or lively; dull, dreary, or monotonous
  3. Of a light olive brown or khaki color.
Sadly or soberly musing; pensive
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  1. Sadly or soberly musing; pensive
  2. Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
  3. Sad and depressed; gloomy
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
  3. Boring; dull:
Urgent; desperate:
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  1. Urgent; desperate:
  2. Arousing terror or causing extreme distress; dreadful; terrible
  3. Warning of or having dreadful or terrible consequences; calamitous:
Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
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  1. Exposed to wind and cold; unsheltered; treeless; bare
  2. Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
  3. (Obs.) Pale; wan
Lacking cheer; depressing.
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  1. Lacking cheer; depressing.
  2. Devoid of cheer; gloomy
  3. Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Sullen or threatening:
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  1. Sullen or threatening:
  2. Almost black
  3. Reflecting only a small fraction of incident light; tending toward black:
Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
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  1. Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
  2. Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
  3. Barren; lifeless:
Causing gloom or misery; depressing
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  1. Causing gloom or misery; depressing
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Boring; dull:
  3. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
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  1. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  2. Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Cheerless; dismal.
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  1. Cheerless; dismal.
  2. Without joy; unhappy, sad
Serving to obscure or darken.
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  1. Serving to obscure or darken.
  2. Making dark; obscuring
  3. Gloomy; dark.
Showing or expressing sincerity or seriousness:
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  1. Showing or expressing sincerity or seriousness:
  2. Serious and intense; not joking or playful; sincere, ardent, etc.
(--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
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  1. (--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
  2. Fraught with danger or harm:
  3. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
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  1. Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
  2. Calm, quiet, or composed; esp., serious and unemotional; staid; decorous
Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
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  1. Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
  2. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  3. Not joking or trifling:
Serious or staid in character or conduct:
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  1. Serious or staid in character or conduct:
  2. Straightforward and serious; not exaggerated, emotional, or silly:
  3. Serious, solemn, grave, or sedate
Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion:
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  1. Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion:
  2. Serious or grave
  3. Serious and dignified:
(Rare) Resisting change; fixed
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  1. (Rare) Resisting change; fixed
  2. Characterized by sedateness and often a strait-laced sense of propriety; serious and conventional.
  3. Serious, organized, and professional; sober
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