Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of grim: more grim

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sort of hinge.

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Examples

  • The line of Daka’s mouth hardened, turning his expression grimmer still than before.

    Dark Moon of Avalon

  • Judy pierced a few strands of spaghetti with her fork, her expression grimmer than anybody’s eating spaghetti should be.

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  • Nettie could see his face, and she was appalled by an, expression grimmer than any she remembered; it was both harsh, implacable, and stricken, as empty of blood as the countenance on the bed.

    Java Head

  • The longer and bloodier the job is, the grimmer will be the determination of the Pledged Allies to exact a recompense.

    What is Coming?

  • The closer you look, the 'grimmer' things appear … hard to say if the timeframe shortening is a good thing or a bad one, theoretically, the sooner the shit storm hits, the sooner it will be over.

    Conceptual Guerilla - Central Command in the War of Ideas

  • "grimmer" with every affected village aid workers reach.

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Forty years ago, in 1968, that grim and even-grimmer-in-retrospect year of war protests, race riots, taunts and assassinations, our 4-foot-tall citizens would have been justified in thinking that America is a scary place marked by considerable unhappiness and injustice.

    What I Saw at the Inauguration

  • Stocks fell Friday on a grimmer-than-forecast reading from Reuters/University of Michigan's consumer-confidence index, which slipped to 63.2 this month from 66 in July.

    Corporate Debt Loses Its Step With Stocks

  • The song was criticized for making Africa sound grimmer than it actually is.

    Sing for Chrysler

  • Related Article S&P Warns on GM, Chrysler Debt The situation is grimmer for individual investors who own GM common stock.

    Small Investors Trapped in Fight Over GM Bonds

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