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covered or stained with or as if with dirt or other impurities

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thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

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As a result of this tourist 'industry' no industry of the grimier variety has ever developed in this city and consequently it has never really attracted immigrants seeking work.
a world busier, faster, shriller, grimier, more demotic, and more
I've never been grimier or hotter--or had as much fun as those two days on the Eisenhower.
The glamorous side, which boasts some of the country's biggest and most innovative dairy brands; and the somewhat grimier side, the bit that sees the company dragged regularly into catfights with dairy farmers over milk prices.
It is far better for the young boys and the old boys to be out in the light and the open air, watching a clean and thrilling struggle that is played where all may see, than to sit with legs crossed under some taproom table, dealing out grimy cards or grimier stories.
But Schaeffer, whose indie films have been self-indulgent wish-fulfillments - he usually casts himself as the perfect if awfully seedy guy for some beauty - comes across as a grimier, less charming version of the self-loathing, megalomaniacal characters Albert Brooks or Garry Shandling play.
He even finds time to prove his ego is every bit as big as his arse and, by the looks of it, growing at exactly the same rate, with an example of self-love grimier than anything even Mr Kwanertoo of Elstree has managed: "At least they've had the sense to call me in to help.
He continues, "We have seen the way communities spiral downwards once windows are broken and not fixed, streets get grimier and dirtier, youths hang around street corners intimidating the elderly .
Mundy is given seed money to launch a language school in Heidelberg--another failed venture soon enough--while Sasha becomes an itinerant lecturer at second-tier universities in some of the world's grimier metropolises.
West Brom are looking more and more like a team heading back to the top flight and under Gary Megson are quite happy to battle their way to success at some of the game's grimier outposts.
I wrote a travel book Badlands, which meant using thrillers as guide books around the grimier side of America.
Characterised by a playful style and a light touch, Hardy's wit and poignant observations are never more acute than when detailing the grimier sides of life in one of the world's most populous countries.
We look at phone banking, and we've seen a steady year-to-year growth," Grimier says, noting 23 per cent of Canadians surveyed reported a past month telephone transaction, compared to 19 per cent in 1999.
But life was a lot grimier at our house before the arrival of a pair of Dirt Devil products from Royal Appliance Manufacturing Co.