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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a disagreeably moist and humid manner.

Usage examples (20)
  • The sodden tents hung dankly, black-grey in the gusty, rainy morning.
  • The water smelled dankly of mud and winter, which I hadn't seemed to notice when I'd been in it.
  • Chill sweat gathered in his armpits, beaded dankly on his slightly hollowed cheeks and square jaw.
  • The streets were still wet with early fog, and, turning in at the Presidio gate, the cypresses dripped dankly on their heads, and hung out cobwebs pearled with dew. for more
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