dreary

All Adjective Noun
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  • The dreary day seemed as if it would never come to an end. Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • He believed that he was going through the dreariest time of his life. Cited from Thyrza, George Gissing
  • Only think of her lying all these months in that dreary room! Cited from Christie Redfern's Troubles, by Margaret Robertson
  • Now the office, and indeed the whole town, seemed a dreary place to him. Cited from The Blood of the Conquerors, by Harvey Fergusson
  • When he got to the dreary house he met its owner, who had just finished his evening work. Cited from The Mermaid, by Lily Dougall
  • I think this has been the very dreariest winter I ever knew. Cited from John Halifax, Gentleman, by Mrs. Craik:Dinah Maria
  • All was still and silent as the grave when they began their dreary watch. Cited from The Silent House, by Fergus Hume
  • That meeting was to me a one bright light on my dark and dreary path. Cited from Rattlin the Reefer, by Edward Howard
  • The critics noted that the film was too long-drawn-out and dreary.
  • The absence of her children did not appear to make great difference in her dreary life. Cited from The Mermaid, by Lily Dougall
  • Everything seemed so delightful around them after the dreary winter they had so recently passed through. Cited from The Wreck of the Nancy Bell, by J. C. Hutcheson
  • How often during the last dreary six months have I not repeated them to myself. Cited from The Rebellion of Margaret, by Geraldine Mockler
  • I would rather die than go back to that dreary cell. Cited from Rabbi and Priest, by Milton Goldsmith
  • No eye in that dreary building was closed that night in sleep. Cited from The Story of Garfield, by William G. Rutherford
  • After this came tea, and after tea another dreary march forth to church. Cited from My Friend Smith, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • We lay down, and prepared to pass the dreary hours till the sun rose again as best we could. Cited from Peter the Whaler, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • What would become of us during the long, dreary night? Cited from On the Banks of the Amazon, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • My theory is that these people live in a dreary world in which there is no pleasure. Cited from The Infra-Medians, by Sewell Peaslee Wright
  • The days are so long and dreary, and I have no joy left. Cited from Heidi, by Johanna Spyri
  • You have still another boy, while my home is dreary for want of a child's presence. Cited from Rabbi and Priest, by Milton Goldsmith
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