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Synonyms for dingy

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Synonyms for dingy

thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

(of color) discolored by impurities

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Sketches such as one describing Montreal artist William Brymner's attic studio "in the dingiest, busiest, smokiest part of the city" (The Week 9 Feb.
Fin-de-siecle consumers of popular entertainment became increasingly curious about what was happening far atop that mysterious hill, and amusement venues of all sorts--from the dingiest, most ephemeral cabarets to the still-successful Moulin Rouge--sprang up to welcome them.
A generation ago, abortion was a subject confined to the dingiest periphery of American society, and even the most self-consciously "progressive" activists uttered the word reluctantly.
BERNIE ECCLESTONE is nobody's fool - you just don't acquire power and money on that scale by accident - but his recent pronouncements on the state of Formula One come across like the ramblings of some dozy old duffer in the dingiest corner of the Four Ale Bar.
Anyhow, this is a stylish and cheap bit of lighting kit that will add a splash of colour to even the dingiest corner.
A few days before meeting Dr Guevara I had arrived in the Cuban capital and entered the dingiest hotel room I have ever seen.
You can give the dingiest room in the house a quick makeover with lick of paint from B& Q using every colour from the rainbow.
It was actually a pile of snow that had hung around for months after the UK had been plunged into a new Ice Age last December, when temperatures that made Pluto seem like Benidorm flash-froze mammoths in the street and reduced us all to eating those hermetically-sealed perma-life burger buns you get in the dingiest C-stores.
But having generated a fraction of illumination amid the dingiest of tunnels, and hope of a greater escape than in, under Harry Dunn, 2005, 2008 and 2009, the Spartans manager is urging caution, and warding off complacency.