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Synonyms for sombre

Synonyms for sombre

lacking brightness or color

grave or even gloomy in character

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The sombre montage shows glimpses of inner turmoil, physical injuries, threatening notes and more as the lawsuit against Liberty High is preparing to unfold.
SOMBRE MOODA sombre mood engulfed Mr Okwero's home as relatives and friends tried to come to terms with his death.Mr Okwero's wife, Roslyn Okwero, said on the fateful day, her husband left their home at around 9am to visit a friend and then returned two hours later to feed his cattle.
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SATURDAY'S evening meeting at Haydock proved a sombre occasion but was conducted in the right spirits, clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright reported yesterday.
Amid the turmoil of militant attacks, political crisis and a deadly fire disaster, Queen Elizabeth said Britain was in a deeply sombre mood but that its people were resolute in the face of adversity.
FUNERALS are becoming a celebration of someone's life rather than sombre occasions, with themes including Halloween or superhero, a report reveals.
UK tourists in Thailand have been advised to "behave respectfully" and wear "sombre" clothing as the country mourns King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
But when Dorien spoils the sombre occasion by ungraciously crawling into a carriage on all fours, it's pure comedy Gold.
Garcia designates by the name of clear quality and sombre quality.
Middlesbrough MP Andy McDonald says the figures make sombre reading and he has called on the Chancellor George Osborne to tackle the jobs crisis.
Lyon a marque les esprits en prenant le dessus sur son grand rival Saint-Etienne (1-0), avant-hier dimanche, et reste solidement installe en tete de la L1 alors que Marseille a sombre au Velodrome face a Lorient (3-0), permettant au PSG (2e) de revenir dans le jeu, lors de la 16e journee.
Fisher's biographical history of Colonel David Ochterlony Dyce Sombre, Esq., the Catholic "Anglo-Indian" heir apparent to the cosmopolitan principality of Sardhana, located near Delhi, is a tour de force.
The service was said to be "very sombre" as the family felt unable to undertake a "celebration" as her life was cut so short.
It is understood that the service was "very sombre" as the family felt unable to undertake a "celebration" as Miss Yeates's life was cut so short.