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  • adjective superlative form of dank: most dank.

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Examples

  • In his new review, Marks consigns Julie Taymor's take on the Marvel tale to "the dankest sub-basement of the American musical theater."

    SPIDER-MAN REVIEW: 'Turn Off the Dark' a formidable contender for worst musical ever

  • In addition to incitements and urgingsfrom these right-wing political and mainstream media morons, there also came -- and still are coming -- the claims from the weirdest and dankest holes in the blogosphere, the deep ratwarrens where readers of Newsmax, NewsBusters and other collections of neo-Nazi rants, can come together to rub vigorously each other's, um, reptilian fears and stroke each other's faux bravery as they plot their "counter-revolutionary" tactics and strategies.

    Poison

  • Because if you do, you will soon sink into the deepest, darkest, dankest depths of despair.

    Television

  • Update, 5/11: Akiva Gottlieb for Nerve: "All his totems are in place - crippling passivity, disease, flooded basements, incest, homoeroticism - and even if the story's oblique internal logic never quite bubbles to the surface (in the other words, if it makes little narrative sense on first viewing), Tsai often infuses even the darkest, dankest corners of this polyglot industrial wasteland with sublime beauty."

    GreenCine Daily: I Don't Want to Sleep Alone.

  • In addition to incitements and urgings from these right-wing political and mainstream media morons, there also came - and still are coming - the claims from the weirdest and dankest holes in the blogosphere, the deep rat warrens where readers of Newsmax, NewsBusters and other collections of neo-Nazi rants, can come together to rub vigorously each other's, um, reptilian fears and stroke each other's faux bravery as they plot their "counterrevolutionary" tactics and strategies.

    Mike Malloy: Poison

  • What to make of the fact that some of the names who pioneered this anti-Nixonian movement of principle showed up in the dankest recesses of the Nixon administration?

    Rick Perlstein: 'I Didn't Like Nixon Until Watergate': The Conservative Movement Now

  • He glared at me as he dug out a key that looked like it would open the nastiest, dankest dungeon in the Tower of London.

    Dream State

  • The Sultan imprisons and threatens to kill Snow White, but she charms him with her life's story -- a retelling of the Snow White myth from the dankest, filthiest Grimm rendition, mixed with enough vivid detail to curl your hair.

    Boing Boing: December 3, 2006 - December 9, 2006 Archives

  • He's turned his entire country into a POW camp of the darkest and dankest kind.

    Why Do We Allow This to Go On?

  • By contrast, the C-SPAN airings of White House briefings back in D.C. show us journalists whose melancholy air hints at their having been relegated to maximum security isolation in the dankest of state prisons.

    James Warren: Walking the Tightrope: Obama Ready to Take Action But Not Yet In Charge

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