bleak


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offering little or no hope

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providing no shelter or sustenance

unpleasantly cold and damp

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It had been something ticklishly, devilishly fine--a bright and gorgeous episode in the monotony of life and labour on that bleak, fog-girt coast.
The Harlem Globetrotters' Firefly Fisher and Slick Willy Shaw entertained students at Bleak Hill Primary School in St Helens with their elabo rate dribbles, spins and passes.
Things looked bleak four out but a never Things looked bleak four out but a never Things looked bleak four out but a never say die ride from the brilliant Sean Bowensay die ride from the brilliant Sean Bowensay die ride from the brilliant Sean Bowengot the game Vic up in the last few strides.
Bleak House This fifteen-part BBC television drama of Charles Dickens' novel Bleak House starred big hitters like Gillian Anderson, Timothy West, Carey Mulligan and Charles Dance.
A study by respected think-tank The Work Foundation warns a growing number of young people face a bleak future.
Atheists have a bleak view of life THE atheist has a very bleak outlook on life and we should be aware of it.
If you've ever viewed desert scenery as bleak or devoid of life, take a closer look.
This bleak police procedural about Alaska's most notorious serial killer features Nicolas Cage as the determined state trooper who is the only person to believe the evidence of young prostitute Cindy (Vanessa Hudgens), who claims to have escaped the killer after being raped.
There was no sign of an upturn after retailers were hit by bleak weather in March and a subdued performance over Easter, CBI figures showed.
Snow was falling and a bitter wind was sweeping across the bleak expanse of Emley Moor.
T Bleak Expectations by Mark Evans (Corsair, priced PS14.
It was bleak bleak bleak at times - the funeral episode was a masterclass in black comedy.
SCROOGE was haunted by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, but there was a much scarier spirit lurking in the shadows of The Bleak Old Shop Of Stuff.
UNTITLED It''s a hard, bleak life, living on the dole, You pretend it isn''t but you know it''s true; It breaks your spirit and destroys your soul.
The Victorian novelist spent most of his summers at Bleak House, a Grade-II listed building in the southern English town of Broadstairs.