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The bipartisan infrastructure package working its way through congress is, at best, a damp squib from a climate standpoint.'Widespread and Severe.' The Climate Crisis Is Here, But There’s Still Time to Limit the Damage|Michael E. Mann|August 9, 2021|Time
For the most anticipated earnings event of the year to date, GameStop’s call with analysts on Tuesday night was something of a damp squib.The GameStop earnings were an anticlimax. Its 10-K filing, though…|Samanth Subramanian|March 24, 2021|Quartz
Place the stack of phyllo dough sheets on a cutting board and cover it with a slightly damp towel.
Instead, I stayed in a bed-and-breakfast kind of place near the sea, so near that everything in it felt damp all the time.My Time on the Set of 'Jaws,' or How to Get a Photo of a Frickin' Mechanical Shark|Tom Shales|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With me tagging along, they dove into a rudimentary, damp shelter they had dug in a wood nearby.
That same day, despite tissues still damp from the aftermath of the botched audition, my life changed in a matter of two hours.
“Active” search nodes depend on noise sources that can be as simple as an explosive squib.Tomorrow’s Stealthy Subs Could Sink America’s Navy|Bill Sweetman|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
As for him, he much preferred the darkness of his cool, damp galleries under the ground.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Dense fogs always prevail, and generally make the country very damp.
A damp mist rose from the river and the marshy ground about, and spread itself over the dreary fields.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens