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Chris Beyrer, professor of epidemiology at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, said the inauguration could come at a particularly bleak moment in the pandemic.What will Inauguration Day look like amid a pandemic?|Emily Davies, Justin Jouvenal|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
They’ll end 2020 facing some of the nation’s bleakest employment prospects and the most volatile job market ever for recent college graduates.Are America’s twenty-somethings doomed to become a lost generation?|Bernhard Warner|October 24, 2020|Fortune
Restaurants have constructed table barriers between parties — sometimes for both indoor and outdoor operations — that can create a bleak illusion of closed-off safety, in spite of the virus’s potential for airborne transmission.
They have recognized that as bleak as the coronavirus is, it has presented an opportunity to gain an advantage that might last for years.
Even as stimulus talks continue on Capitol Hill the odds of passing another economic aid package are looking bleaker by the day.Waiting to pass stimulus until after the election is a mistake, says economist Mark Zandi|Lance Lambert|October 13, 2020|Fortune
One act chronicles the bleakness of living under Capitol rule in Panem.‘Catching Fire’ Review: Bigger, More Polished, and Just Another Popcorn Flick|Kevin Fallon|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The beauty of this image and the bleakness of its meaning hang suspended in perfect balance.Three Cheers for Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature|Malcolm Jones|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What is it about bleakness and tedium that are so attractive, other than the fact that most people instinctively recoil from it?
Outside, on the bleakness of the avenue where the president lives, Washington looked anything but normal.Hurricane Sandy Turns Washington, D.C., Into a Ghost Town|Lauren Ashburn|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I want to sit on its benches again in spite of their treacherous bleakness, in spite of the drabness.My Wonderful Visit|Charlie Chaplin
Through this passage Cuni hopped, and passed from the bleakness of the white fields into an enchanted palace.Lives of the Fur Folk|M. D. Haviland
The view of this scene was impressive from its bleakness, the dunes of sand being more at the mercy of the winds.
For the coast of Labrador is nearly a thousand miles of barren bleakness and forbidding and foreboding rock wall.The Come Back|Carolyn Wells
Little Anne Merryman had shivered all her short life in the bleakness of this domestic ideal.The Gay Cockade|Temple Bailey