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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Without liveliness; Without luster or shine.

Usage examples (35)
  • She nodded her head dully
  • The light shone dully through the haze
  • He repeated the word dully, staring almost stupidly at the speaker.
  • O I loved "dully" - I thought it was perfect! for more
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  • Even though she was "duly" (in a proper manner) promoted to department manager, her head throbbed "dully" (not intense or acute) from stress.
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