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  • 1 dim — dim1 [dim] adj. dimmer, dimmest [ME < OE, akin to ON dimmr, dark < IE base * dhem , to be dusty, misty > DAMP, Ger dunkel, dark] 1. not bright; somewhat dark 2. not clear or distinct in character; lacking definition, distinction,… …

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  • 2 Dim — Dim, v. i. To grow dim. J. C. Shairp. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 dim — Synonyms and related words: achromatic, achromatize, achromic, amorphous, anemic, ashen, ashy, banausic, bandage, barely audible, becloud, bedarken, bedazzle, bedim, befog, begloom, benight, black, black out, blacken, blah, blanch, bleach, blear …

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  • 4 dim — dimly, adv. dimmable, adj. dimness, n. /dim/, adj., dimmer, dimmest, v., dimmed, dimming. adj. 1. not bright; obscure from lack of light or emitted light: a dim room; a dim flashlight. 2. not seen clearly or in detail; indistinct: a dim object in …

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  • 5 dim — [[t]dɪm[/t]] adj. dim•mer, dim•mest, 1) not bright: a dim room; a dim light[/ex] 2) not seen or perceived clearly, distinctly, or in detail; faint: a dim outline[/ex] 3) not clear to the mind; vague: a dim idea[/ex] 4) not brilliant; dull in… …

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  • 6 dim — /dɪm / (say dim) adjective (dimmer, dimmest) 1. not bright; obscure from lack of light; somewhat dark: a dim room. 2. not clearly seen; indistinct: a dim object. 3. not clear to the mind; vague: a dim idea. 4. not brilliant; dull in lustre: a dim …

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  • 7 dim — adj 1. faint, weak, pale, imperceptible, hardly noticeable, indiscernible; vague, undefined, fuzzy, confused; nebulous, mysterious, unfathomable, incomprehensible. 2. ill defined, unclear, indistinct, blurred, blurry, clouded, obscured;… …

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  • 8 Dim Sum Bond — A bond denominated in Chinese yuan and issued in Hong Kong. Dim sum bonds are attractive to foreign investors who desire exposure to yuan denominated assets, but are restricted by China s capital controls from investing in domestic Chinese debt.… …

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  • 9 shade — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. shadiness, shadow, umbrage, gloom, gloaming, dimness, darkness; obscurity; duskiness; shading, tone; curtain, veil, film, haziness, haze, misti[ness], cloudiness; color, hue, tint; nuance, degree;… …

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  • 10 fade — verb 1) the paintwork has faded Syn: become pale, become bleached, become washed out, lose color, discolor; grow dull, grow dim, lose luster Ant: brighten 2) sunlight had faded the picture Syn …

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  • 11 fade — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. pale, dim, bleach, whiten; vanish, disappear; languish, wither, shrivel. See dimness, colorlessness, nonexistence, deterioration, disappearance, weakness, transientness, oblivion. II (Roget s IV) v …

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  • 12 Dimness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dimness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dimness dimness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 darkness darkness &c. 421 Sgm: N 1 paleness paleness &c.(light color) 429 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 half light half light …

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  • 13 darken — Synonyms and related words: attaint, bandage, beat down, becloud, bedarken, bedaub, bedazzle, bedim, befog, begloom, bemist, benight, besmear, besmirch, besmoke, bestain, black, black out, blacken, blackwash, blanch, blind, blind the eyes,… …

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  • 14 dusk — Synonyms and related words: bad light, blackish, broad day, brown of dusk, brownness, caliginous, candlelight, candlelighting, cocklight, crepuscular, crepuscule, dark, dark colored, darken, darkish, darkishness, darkle, darksome, darksomeness,… …

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  • 15 gloom — Synonyms and related words: adumbrate, becloud, bedarken, bedim, begloom, black, black out, blacken, blackness, bleakness, block the light, blot out, blues, brood, brown, cast a shadow, cloud, cloud over, cloudiness, dark, dark shade, darken,… …

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  • 16 fade — Synonyms and related words: abate, achromatize, age, ante, ante up, antiquate, arid, attenuate, avoid, back, back number, banal, barren, be annihilated, be consumed, be destroyed, be gone, be no more, be wiped out, become extinct, become obsolete …

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  • 17 lour — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, abated, ablated, abridge, apprehend, approach, attenuated, await, bated, be imminent, be in store, bear down, beat down, belittled, bludgeon, bode, bore, break, brew, bring down, bring low, bulldoze, bump …

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  • 18 lower — Synonyms and related words: abase, abash, abated, ablated, abridge, apprehend, approach, attenuated, await, bated, be imminent, be in store, bear down, beat down, belittle, belittled, bludgeon, bode, bore, break, brew, bring down, bring low,… …

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  • 19 blacken — verb 1) they blackened their faces Syn: black, darken; dirty, make sooty, make smoky, stain, grime, soil Ant: whiten, clean 2) the sky blackened Syn …

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  • 20 darken — v 1. blacken, black, opaque; shade, shadow, overshadow; eclipse, occult, black out, blot out; smudge, smirch, blotch, soot, begrime. 2. cloud, becloud, obscure, obfuscate, obumbrate. 3. dull, deaden, mat, tone down, take the color out of. 4. dim …

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