grimy

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Synonyms for grimy

Synonyms for grimy

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

Synonyms for grimy

thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

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The New York Times recently referred to the group as "Outkasts' grimier cousins" but then quickly clarified its position by calling the group "dazzling and transfixing.
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.
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.
As a preacher, he was passionate but hardly successful: his increasingly bitter harangues were off-putting to his congregations, and he descended, over the years, to ever smaller, grimier, and more insignificant houses of worship.
McKissack also likes Safety-Kleen (NYSE: SK), an environmental waste company that washes machinery used by auto mechanics and the grimier industries around.
Now, finally, envision a movement devoted not just to the preservation of isolated pockets of wildness, but to the re-greening of an entire nation, its grayer and grimier parts included.
Retriever are a darker and grimier version of The Kills with South Shields singer Jackie providing raw and rocky vocals that have hints of a hybrid of Chrissie Hynde and Patti Smith.
A cast of hundreds swarmed on to the centre of the arena as the darker, grimier, urban landscape emerged, with giant smoking chimneys rising up from the ground.
When the studios opened, they were billed as an upmarket version of the grimier Custard Factory which was pioneered by Bennie Gray in the 1990s.
Despite being offered a modelling contract through leading UK agency Models Direct, Emma, 20, of Redcar, has instead opted for the grimier delights of construction sites.
If there's a grimmer or grimier place in Ireland, then please don't let me know its identity.
And as I walked through dirty corridors with paint peeling off the walls, where old ladies had been abandoned in their wheelchairs, where children with tubes up their noses sat waiting for doctors who couldn't come because they were up to their necks in it elsewhere, where tatty bits of rag hung at grimy windows that looked out on to even grimier hospital buildings, I was reminded of that hospital in Crete and I said a silent, selfish prayer to myself: "Please God, let my scan be clear because I don't want to have an operation in here.
The tony North Side has the Cubs while the grimier South Side has the White Sox.