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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dim.


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  • The exacting demands of the theatrical calling dims the luster that lured the deluded one recklessly to enter the seemingly attractive circle, to appear as the make-believe heroines of romance on the stage.

    A Pirate of Parts

  • The truth is that the biggest enemy of the dims is the truth!

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  • "It's too bad it rained, it kind of dims down the crowd a little bit, but it still seems like there are a fair amount of people here, which is fortunate," said Ashley Schneider of Omaha.

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  • Um, guys, you do know that Freepers and other rabid right wingers call Democrats "dims" don't you? "

    Poll: Hillary's Lead In Pennsylvania Drops To 11

  • The happy marriage, the requited love, the desire that never dims — these are lucky eventualities but they aren't love stories.


  • In winter it takes longer to warm to a glow, and on hot days in summer the bulb darkens so slowly that it never quite dims overnight, like our very own Arctic sun deep down in the Bureau's basement domain.

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  • Still brighter than any star, it dims a little from mag -2.8 to -2.6 as creeps slowly westwards on the border between Aries and Pisces.

    Starwatch: The December night sky

  • LONDON—Gold's record-breaking rally is weighing on jewelry retailers, as the ever-increasing cost of the popular yellow metal dims the enthusiasm of shoppers.

    Jewelry Retailers Feel Crunch of High Gold Prices

  • Chelsea's confidence dims after Blackburn are let off the hook

    El-Hadji Diouf to face internal investigation at Blackburn Rovers

  • Finally, the impatient bartender dims the restaurant lights and she and I drop two twenties and spill onto 29th Street.

    April 9


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