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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a cheerless manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • He said the word drearily, but not unkindly, and she did not resent his silence.
  • I hear the young orioles calling drearily from wet nests under dripping boughs.
  • Need she so drearily depict the passing of summer?
  • And wagged her head most drearily against the wall. for more
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