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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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Distinguished by Blanchett's raw and bleakly funny performance which is virtually guaranteed this year's Oscar, Blue Jasmine is one of Woody Allen's best films on US soil for some time.
It's intense, beautifully shot and bleakly compelling, 3 Bale shines in this tough drama
And more than one ambassador in New Delhi is bleakly wondering about the three or more years of professional waste he has put into New Delhi, writing cables on Singh's non-performance.
Zack Parsons is a Chicago area writer known for his acerbic commentary and bleakly humorous science fiction.
The night has fallen/The bare branches can be seen/Even more lonely," he tweeted bleakly on Monday, during a meeting of European finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a Greek bailout.
Herself is a bleakly updated Molly Bloom, never the Rose of Castille but a hapless, sexually confused farmer's wife, prevented by Ireland itself from truly loving or mourning her gay son, Jimmy.
LIKE most onlookers, I was taken in by Karen Matthews, that woman who arranged her little daughter's abduction from a bleakly awful Yorkshire council estate.
Today, millions of people will be nursing hangovers, staring bleakly at the detritus of the past 12 months, and promising this year will be different.
But on Christmas Eve, Rivas, 35, accused the footballer and his fiancee Bleakly of banning daughters from contacting her on Christmas.
The impossible dreams of immigrants and the criminals who live off them become a full-blown nightmare in "America," Portuguese helmer Joao Nuno Pinto's compelling and bleakly hilarious debut.
Once the needle goes in it never comes out," he writes bleakly in the preface to Tulsa (1971), his first (and classic) book of documentary photography.
THE ROAD (15) is a well-made and superbly-acted but bleakly depressing film, set in a post-apocalyptic world where Viggo Mortensen and his son Kodi Smit-McPhee battle to stay alive.
But we also need a regulatory environment that enables more spectrum that can propel HD platforms," said Terry Bleakly, vicepresident, commercial Operations of Measat.
Here's to You, or Bizarre is a bleakly funny fugue of death, set on several levels of an apartment building in Belgrade populated by junkies, hookers and mobsters.
His village of Pichccahuasi, in Peru's Huancavelica region, is little more than a collection of small thatched shelters and herds of alpaca surrounded by beautiful, yet bleakly inhospitable, mountain terrain.