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  • adjective superlative form of damp: most damp. Most damp.

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Examples

  • Machine # 8 once had the saddest, dampest love letter, still in its envelope.

    Yellow

  • I planted some here, in our dampest soil, and it died within days.

    Touring With Friends-Ledbury And Hampton Court Castle, Herefordshire « Fairegarden

  • What had promised to be a splendid scandal looked like fizzling out like the dampest of squibs, and this damned baronet would walk away without a blot on his escutcheon ... or so it seemed to me just then.

    Watershed

  • The neon maniacs emphasis on the “maniacs,” as I saw no “neon” in this film, who melt if exposed to water, live in one of the dampest, foggiest places in California – San Francisco!

    Neon Maniacs (1986)

  • The entire administration, past and present, should be locked in the darkest, dampest, most rat-and-roach-infested part of Angola Prison and left there.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Before I can sit down in my own chamber, and think it of the dampest, the door opens, and the Brave comes moving in, in the middle of such a quantity of fuel that he looks like Birnam Wood taking a winter walk.

    Pictures from Italy

  • Likewise a book that I may originally have been on the fence about can fall into the deepest darkest dampest pits of my soul should I be convinced to loathe it.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Likewise a book that I may originally have been on the fence about can fall into the deepest darkest dampest pits of my soul should I be convinced to loathe it.

    A Change of Heart

  • Armida for a native of one of the dampest corners of North

    Travels through France and Italy

  • In some of the dampest ravines tree-ferns flourished in an extraordinary manner; I saw one which must have been at least twenty feet high to the base of the fronds, and was in girth exactly six feet.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

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