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grimly

[ grim-lee ]
/ ˈgrɪm li /
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adverb
in a stern, sinister, fierce, or forbidding way:The mood has turned bleak here as the populace prepares grimly for a period of prolonged hardship and, they fear, war.For many years, art was forbidden in the country unless it was grimly, dully figurative or a gaudy mural glorifying the dictator’s regime.
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