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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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The Balsall Heath Forum -praised by the Government for helping transform one of Birmingham's grimmest inner city areas -is an example of what can be achieved when a community pulls together for the common good.
The Pentagon has offered its grimmest assessment of the prospects for peace in Bosnia to date, warning that without an enormous international aid program to rebuild its economy and political institutions, the country will probably fragment after the withdrawal of NATO peacekeeping troops late this year.
She'll always be a thorn in your side and this visit has demonstrated, in the grimmest way, that control and domination is the norm for this family of abusers.
NOT long ago, they were three of Britain's grimmest urban centres, battered and blackened by the grime of two centuries of industry.
THE FTSE 100 Index ended one of the grimmest months in its history yesterday by falling for the 13th time in its last 15 sessions.
The Apprentice takes me through to summer and the grimmest month of all, January, is only made bearable by Celebrity Big Brother.
Rhondda boy Gwyn grew up in one of the grimmest and most depressed areas of Britain.
The Tory frontbench held a "who could look the grimmest competition".
It was one of the grimmest places that I'd ever been in my entire life, and I was there for so long.
The claret and blues' 4-0 December drubbing by Roberto Mancini's multi-millionaires easily ranks as the grimmest afternoon of Houllier's brief reign so far.
His insistence on finding a positive spin to put on the grimmest of news about the economy has become a bit of a running joke, but also raises a rather serious question.
Channel 4 is marking one of the grimmest anniversaries in modern history with this feature-length docudrama that tells the story 9/11 in the words of key political and military leaders, as well as ordinary people caught up in what happened on that fateful day.
Eighteen points shy of safety, the Quakers are heading for the Blue Square Premier after one of the grimmest seasons in the club's history.
Lord Kinnock said: "He knew - as I knew, which is why I counselled him against doing it - that he was letting himself into purgatory in becoming leader of the Labour Party in its darkest, grimmest hour.