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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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Even in the bleakest and [direst] moments of our history as a nation, Filipinos have shown their immense capacity for hope and happiness,' Andanar said.
The author's haunting reconstruction of these events traces a legacy of violence that reflects the American experience of race, from the depths of Jim Crow through to the growing power of the NAACP and national awareness of what was taking places even in the country's bleakest racial landscapes.
It was the bleakest thing, so my plan now is to give my mum memories for between the beatings.
I have tried to believe Jeremy Corbyn can win the 2020 election, but more and more it feels like believing in Father Christmas" Left-winger Polly Toynbee, describes this as "the bleakest midwinter".
Press the paws button on your remote this week to marvel at the acrobatic dogs on Sunday Night At The Palladium, while in EastEnders Kat and Alfie finally crack a smile after the bleakest of times - the first of several big shocks in Walford this week.
Welcome Press the paws button on your remote this week to marvel at the acrobatic dogs on Sunday Night At The Palladium, while in EastEnders Kat and Alfie finally crack a smile after the bleakest of times - the first of several big shocks in Walford this week.
WHILE Ken Loach and Lynne L Ramsay have long been hailed as the masters of gritty British drama, even their bleakest movies don't hold a candle to this fearsome thriller based on the honour killings of British-Asian families.
Catch Me Daddy112mins 15 WHILE Ken Loach and Lynne Ramsay have long been hailed as the masters of gritty British drama, even their bleakest MOVIES don't hold a candle to this fearsome thriller based on the honour killings of British-Asian families.
The bleakest women's lung cancer forecasts are for the UK and Poland, with 2015 death rates of 21 and 17 per 100,000 of population respectively.
There are now more than 1,000 unemployed school-leavers in the Huddersfield area - And prospects of many of them getting jobs are the bleakest ever.
He was responsible for some of Israeli cinema's greatest popular hits, as well as some of its bleakest cynical moments.
The couple's resilience, though, shines through, giving hope to even the bleakest situations.
The thousands of heroes who''ve lost their lives, Defending our shores in the bleakest of times.
When a parachute accident results in a broken back, Ryan offers all of us a moving lesson in belief in oneself and overcoming our own bleakest days.
Washington, Jumada I 8, 1434, Mar 20, 2013, SPA - The United Nations official responsible for aiding Syrian refugees painted his bleakest picture to date Tuesday, describing a humanitarian crisis that is "dramatic beyond description" and a country and people so destroyed that they could take years to recover under the best of circumstances.