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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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While HR organizations peddle "recruitment and retention" seminars, headhunters forage through resumes, only to bleakly report to their clients that "all the good ones are taken.
They stare bleakly or accusingly out toward the audience.
Pricked by the North star's spur all night our lovelocked bodies urged the heartless muscles on further than they could go until as bleakly blue day broke hand-in-glove we breathless grasped la petite mort--your forked ecstasy, choked cry, my sea urchin, a lost child sobbing for her father.
Whereas Grange Copeland's "first" life powerfully reinforces the bleakly pessimistic view of the South implicit in Brownfield's narrative, and his "second" life is very similar in certain ways to Ruth's story, because it is a flight from the slavery of the segregated South, Grange's "third" life contains an important element missing in the other two narratives - his remarkable return to the South, which regenerates him as a human being.
Thatcher, his origins were middle-class and bleakly Protestant.
Interested parties may obtain a copy and additional information by contacting Ken Bleakly, project advisor, ken@blagroup.
If life is a mountain then, if you were to look at it bleakly, you're probably on the downward slope.
It is also bleakly funny and packed with memorable movie moments.
Bruised could have been one of many dreary, sink-estate dramas - instead, it turned out to be bleakly funny, packed with horror, secrets and suspense, and ultimately shocking.
But as much as Tyrannosaur is well made, bleakly photographed and knowingly directed with an appreciable lack of Hollywood gloss, it still feels like it's of little use to anybody with a brain.
Friday MASH More4 9pm Robert Altman's subversive and bleakly funny Korean war comedy drama is a much darker, harder-edged affair than the long-running TV series that it inspired.
Bleakly, who was spotted showing off her 120,000 pounds engagement ring as the loved-up pair strolled in Beverly Hills, had said that she wants a small wedding at her hometown in Northern Ireland.
The double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee has built a base of discerning fans addicted to the bleakly dark comic world he creates and his past shows have been sell-out hits at the famous Edinburgh festival.
Food sales were worst hit and the overall picture contrasted bleakly with that of England, where sales were up 1.
As a pundit, Cole is bleakly unenlightening, prone to the glib: "The boys done triffic