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  • On the other end of town, on a dimly lit road in Wazir Akbar Khan, the Upper East Side of Kabul, it was a whole other story.

    The Longest War

  • In his dimly lit store, spiders crouched in dirt-filled cases, snakes curled around branches, and the hard exoskeletons of cockroaches clicked as they crawled against one another.

    The Killing Kind

  • The staff pushed two tables together in the back dining room, which was dimly lit and adorned with rustic-style wallpaper and tiny white electric lights strung over plants.

    Defending the Damned

  • PICARD HAD HOPED IT WOULD BE HIS OLD SECURITY officer who greeted him as he materialized in the cramped, dimly lit transporter room of the Barolian trader.

    Death in Winter

  • Surveying the spacious lower region of the restaurant, then the dimly lit restroom, its five ceramic urinals and three stalls, I paused for five seconds, said my fastest prayer ever, then smiled at my boss.

    One Season

  • As if she stripped every night, Philamina Zorn sauntered into the dimly lit dance room, a sultry smile hovering on her lips.

    Good Girl Gone Bad

  • In the dimly lit Opium Den lounge of his Eurasian-themed restaurant, Indigo, he explained that as Chinatown has changed over time, so has he.

    American Chinatown

  • Odo temporarily changed his eyes from humanoid-normal to those of a nocturnal Vulcan primate, enabling him to see the dimly lit corridor as if it were high noon.

    MILLENNIUM

  • We gathered our glasses into a row, and Jay looked furtively about the dimly lit room, watching for the waistcoated cocktail waitress who would be our undoing.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • As he and Campion came into the dimly lit shed which had once been a stable and now appeared to house nothing but a few disused garden ornaments and an ancient motor-bicycle, they thought at first that the place was empty.

    More Work for the Undertaker

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