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There’s Trent Williams, the star left tackle and one of the faces of Washington’s franchise in the 2010s whose refusal to play after a botched cancer diagnosis enveloped the team in a fog of gloom for all of last year.Playing the 49ers reminds of past failures, but Washington finally seems to have moved on|Les Carpenter|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
A similar story played out for Sanjeeta Bhattacharya, a Delhi-based musician, whose songwriting emerged out of the loneliness and gloom of the pandemic.How India’s indie musicians came out of Bollywood’s shadow during the pandemic|Manavi Kapur|December 4, 2020|Quartz
Families are putting up Christmas lights early to offset the gloom.
Comet 67P spent most of its lifetime—billions of years—in the dim gloom of the Kuiper Belt, a region of the outer solar system that extends well beyond Pluto.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
They peered out into the gloom from Battery Park and could not make out her form.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is rather drawn to figures in pain, to the primordial, and to gloom.
In the gloom the flash of missiles impacting in the distance heartened them.
To add to the gloom, several high-profile Ebola cases have occurred in health-care workers treating patients with the disease.
Hockney released the landscape from eternal gloom and flooded it with light.
As his eye became accustomed to the gloom, David Arden saw traces of gilding on the walls.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
She saw his back for an instant against the pale gloom of the garden, in which vapour was curling.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
He spoke Urdu exceedingly well, and it was difficult in the gloom to recognize him as a European.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Once more these huge explosions unloading their cargoes of midnight on to the evening gloom.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
He may be considered as one of the learned few whose genius dissipated the gloom of the 8th century.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell