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d ri ree

  • s  lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
    a series of dreary dinner parties
  • s  causing dejection

  • Younger kids will love the repetition of the verses in this tale of a pout-pout fish who spreads his "dreary-wearies" and is an absolute buzz-kill wherever he swims.
  • As if to keep up interest in their dreary little war, Italians talked darkly of a pitched battle to come.
  • Normally, that would be a safe assumption but we're learning not to assume anything as the charcoal-dreary economic winter approaches.
News & Articles

  • Lemonade for Life
    On cold, dreary, overcast days, do you dream about trading the chilly weather for a gorgeous day under azure blue skies and perfect temperatures? That wishful thinking is a positive way to look at the world.
    June 16, 2013 - The Gilmer Mirror
  • Herald Health: Have fun this summer -- safely
    Hana Barhoum, 4, lets the wind do the work as she plays with bubbles at the Mukilteo Lighthouse Park. Summertime, and the living is easy. The sunshine, however, so welcome after nine months of dreary Northwest gray, is almost a siren song.
    June 16, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • Farmers Hopeful Season Has Turned Around
    After a dreary start to the 2013 farming season, farmers across Middle Tennessee are hoping that a recent stretch of warm, dry weather will help their crops rebound.
    June 14, 2013 - News Channel 5 Nashville

  • Barack Obama in UPI.com
    What we need is a willingness in Washington to put the public's interests first -- a willingness to score fewer political points so that we can start solving more problems,he said. "That's why I was disappointed this week to see dreary and...
  • George Michael in Victoria Advocate
    They're dark, acoustic love songs, melodic and dreary,George Michael, 23, said. "They're just chill tunes that people can enjoy. They're all about heartache, breakups, dark love, longing and all the aspects of love. There are so many...
  • Mr Blackwell in AHN
    Over the years, we have all seen the dreary rituals that now pass for advice and consent in the confirmation of nominees to our Supreme Court. We've seen and heard the shabby treatment accorded to nominees, the caricature and code words shouted or... John McCain http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McCain&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEhauRSvpu74c5JI21AhXVu-x_kmQ CBS News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2008/05/06/politics/fromtheroad/entry4074279.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF2wUOogPGZPVOyO_My4gRePnVK5Q May 6, 2008 30335 39090 dreck Let it be said, however, that that criticisms are based purely on their fashion flaws - I'm sure they're all wonderful people beneath the deluge of dreck they drape themselves in," Mr. Blackwell says.

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