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gloom

noun

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2 a time or place of little or no light
  • The gloom of a rainy night is the perfect setting for a mystery story.
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gloom

verb

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1 to look with anger or disapproval
  • We just sat there, glooming, as we waited and waited for our dinners to arrive.
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look daggers (or stare daggers)

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2 to take on a gloomy or forbidding look
  • He continued to gloom over the fact that he had been passed over for promotion to district manager.
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darken, glower, lower (also lour)

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