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It was too dim for me to tell if the baby actually ate the leaves.On a cool night in Malaysia, scientists track mysterious colugos across the treetops|Yao-Hua Law|November 20, 2020|Science News
The lights would dim, and you’d be transported into different worlds, cultures and experiences for a couple of hours.The best things to do — virtually and in person — while social distancing in the D.C. area|Fritz Hahn, Hau Chu|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The likelihood of a Blue Wave, or a Democrat-controlled House and Senate, has dimmed in recent days, though the Senate races are tight, and Democrats could still secure the necessary seats to control the chamber in January.Stocks rise on game-changing news: A new President and a possible vaccine|Anne Sraders|November 9, 2020|Fortune
Still, the dimmed prospect of higher corporate taxes or heavy regulation that might have been expected under a “blue wave” scenario has led to particular exuberance among tech investors.Four days of big gains put the S&P 500 just 2% below its all- time high|Lee Clifford|November 5, 2020|Fortune
In the dancing candlelight of a dim Argentinian restaurant, at the age of 31, I made one of the best decisions of my life.
On the inside is the usual mix of off-white, flecked linoleum tiles and segmented ceiling panels, dull and dimly lit.Native American Basketball Team in Wyoming Have Hoop Dreams Of Their Own|Robert Silverman|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We sat in his dimly lit office—no bigger than a broom closet—where we commiserated over the current state of American medicine.
There are curtained cubicles for seeing the doctor, dimly lit halls, a smell of stopped-up toilets.Adam Hochschild on Keeping Company With His Dying Father|Adam Hochschild|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The setting was the Satyricon, a small, dimly lit nightclub in Portland, Oregon.
The place was quite deserted, lighted by a few lanterns hung high up, in which the gas burned dimly.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her,—the light which, showing the way, forbids it.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Liszt was seated at another grand facing me, and the room was dimly illuminated by one or two lamps.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The long green blinds kept out the glare of the sunshine; and at first he saw the room but dimly.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Woods and mountains lay dimly blue against the distant horizon.Honey-Bee|Anatole France
The position of the moon had changed, of course, as the night had stolen on towards morning, and now it hung dimly before her.Dope|Sax Rohmer
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Derived forms of dimdimly, adverbdimness, noun
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see take a dim view.