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Even the title of the most explicitly grim song, “Dis-Ease,” ostensibly about Covid-19 itself, is a pun on the idea of unease rather than a direct confrontation of illness.BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown|Aja Romano|November 20, 2020|Vox
He reported from Cuba, where he interviewed the charismatic revolutionary Che Guevara and had a grim assessment of what the future would hold for the country under Fidel Castro.Jan Morris, artful travel writer who broke many boundaries, dies at 94|Matt Schudel|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Even for museums that have reopened — including storied institutions such as the Met and the MoMA — the eeriness of empty galleries and exhibitions suggests a grim shift in museumgoers’ sense of safety in public spaces.
On that latter metric, the Dakotas are in a particularly grim position.The government’s coronavirus response is now officially a failure by its own measure|Philip Bump|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
As if to underscore the difficult days ahead, the United States on Monday hit the latest grim milestone in the pandemic, surpassing 10 million confirmed cases of covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, along with more than 238,000 deaths.Pfizer coronavirus vaccine could be cleared by mid-December following release of data showing it is more than 90 percent effective|Laurie McGinley, Lena H. Sun, Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Walmart is actually defying the logic embraced so grimly by Sears, Kmart, and millions of citizen-shoppers.
“Girls who are abducted or recruited, many are ... assigned to officers,” Whitaker explained grimly.
Savage Coast uses this technique to great effect, especially as the novel builds to its determined, grimly triumphant dénouement.The Art of Rediscovery: Muriel Rukeyser’s “Savage Coast”|Lauren Elkin|August 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Libertarians, of course, have grimly wished a pox on both their houses of Congress.
Ross Douthat has a grimly ironic take on sequestration: Yes it's dumb, but so are we.
He towered grimly above her, shaking a threatening finger in her very face.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
"I don't care whether he has two thousand or five thousand; I am going to catch him and make him fight," said McNeil, grimly.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Belle smiled up at him and moved her check to the edge of her table as Darry rather grimly bade her good-night.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
"Of course, no good woman wants to be Mrs. Whiskey Weston," said my friend grimly.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
He kept on grimly, however, never deviating from his perspective, which was the swampy ground on the outer curve of the bend.The Red Year|Louis Tracy