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  • adjective comparative form of bleak: more bleak

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Examples

  • The more unbelievers you rule, the clearer it becomes that their ongoing antagonism won’t be an asset, and the bleaker is the prospect of incurring their wrath by coercing them into conversion.

    One World, Under God

  • The more unbelievers you rule, the clearer it becomes that their ongoing antagonism won’t be an asset, and the bleaker is the prospect of incurring their wrath by coercing them into conversion.

    One World, Under God

  • In everyday life, the greater the distance between points A and B, and the more rugged the intervening landscape, the bleaker are the odds for success of a blindfolded walk, even—or perhaps especially—when following a simple-minded rule like “always climb higher; never back down.”

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In everyday life, the greater the distance between points A and B, and the more rugged the intervening landscape, the bleaker are the odds for success of a blindfolded walk, even—or perhaps especially—when following a simple-minded rule like “always climb higher; never back down.”

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In everyday life, the greater the distance between points A and B, and the more rugged the intervening landscape, the bleaker are the odds for success of a blindfolded walk, even—or perhaps especially—when following a simple-minded rule like “always climb higher; never back down.”

    The Edge of Evolution

  • In everyday life, the greater the distance between points A and B, and the more rugged the intervening landscape, the bleaker are the odds for success of a blindfolded walk, even—or perhaps especially—when following a simple-minded rule like “always climb higher; never back down.”

    The Edge of Evolution

  • With each passing second, his expression grew bleaker, more haunted, hollow.

    Sweet Dalliance

  • With each passing second, his expression grew bleaker, more haunted, hollow.

    Sweet Dalliance

  • Governor David Paterson indicated in a radio interview Tuesday that Bass Pro's future in Buffalo may be a bit "bleaker" given the current economic climate.

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  • Levy expects Canal Side to be open to the public by May 2011. earlier comments on WBEN Tuesday morning, Paterson said that a change in the way the state looks at development projects could certainly make the prospects of a Bass Pro store "bleaker"

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