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  • adj. superlative form of dingy: most dingy.


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  • Some Thais wondered why foreign film crews shoot films in the dingiest, most crowded parts of Bangkok where elephants jostle for space with three-wheeler Tuk-Tuk taxis and swarms of street vendors.

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  • The smallest, dingiest Cape Cod was depicted in the flyers she tacked up around town, as “cozy, intimate, and utterly charming.”

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  • Towels and beach towels were provided, as were basic toiletries in one of the pokiest, dingiest bathrooms I have ever had the misfortune to endure.

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  • "Somewhere in the darkest, dingiest corner of hell, Andrew Wilson is laughing," Beuke told jurors.

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  • Bright and beautifulTeam summer bedding sunflowers and osteospermums with acid-yellow perennial foliage plants for aguaranteed lift to even the dingiest windowsill.

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  • Later, cleaned up and rescued, Hannay sees the city differently and draws a lesson from this: What had seemed the day before the dingiest of cities now took on a strange beauty ...

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  • In possibly one of the dingiest rooms ever to be visited by such a company, we gathered around one end of a bleak, oversize table and discussed our next moves.

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  • Whereas I now found Barnard to be a disembodied spirit, or a fiction, and his inn the dingiest collection of shabby buildings ever squeezed together in a rank corner as a club for

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  • Physicians, not in the College of Surgeons, can there possibly be found more remarkable instances of uncomplaining poverty, of cheerful, constant self-denial, of the generous remembrance of the claims of kindred and professional brotherhood, than will certainly be found in the dingiest and dirtiest concert room, in the least lucid theatre — even in the raggedest tent circus that was ever stained by weather.

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  • What had seemed the day before the dingiest of cities now took on a strange beauty, the beauty of unexpected horizons and tongues of grey water winding below cypress-studded shores.



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