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not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

shockingly repellent

harshly ironic or sinister

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harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance

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So Hampshire faced what looked to be the routine task of batting out the afternoon on a slow-paced pitch but the loss of early wickets set the alarm bells ringing as the visitors grimly hung on for the draw.
3) Undigested PoMo is the most recent overseas arrival to run rampant through the country as a grimly jolly panacea for all ills.
There's always the risk that one of them will hop on a lucky wave and, grimly holding their Lotto ticket above the spray, ride all the way to the tournament's end.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - As the winter's relentless rainstorms pelted the forest and turned lazy streams into raging rivers, biologists grimly joked that the rare fish and amphibians found in those creeks were now swimming the Pacific.
Napolskikh hung on grimly to the end of the contest which referee Dean Bramhald awarded to Anderson 79-72.
THE Spireites climbed further clear of the Second Division danger zone as they clung on grimly for victory against in-form Reading.
AS King Hussein clings grimly to life, one Scots grand-dad said he'd never forget the "boy king" he once guarded.
Asked how Humphrey-Weidman company members were selected, Lawrence grimly joked in reply: "We throw them off the top of the Empire State Building, and if they bounce, we take them.
On the opposite site of this cobbled space are two execrable examples of production line French hotel design, extruded into a pair of grimly slick colossi.
THIS grimly gripping programme relives the events surrounding the IRA's 1984 Brighton bombing.
After grimly hanging on, the order for three more Type 45 destroyers is a triumph for the yard.
Home keeper Gareth Stewart made two saves from Swindon's loan signing Joe Kaffour as the hosts held on grimly.
He grimly tackles the social obligations expected of a mayor, but certainly doesn't enjoy them.
The same analysts are grimly predicting a post-election hangover amid genuine fears about mind-boggling levels of consumer borrowing.
The Cumbrian outfit, who have made the great escape from the drop for the last two seasons, were hanging on grimly to an early strike from Ian Stevens when the Seasiders grabbed a goal out of the blue.