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dim

adjective (NOT POSITIVE)    /dɪm/ (dimmer, dimmest)
not likely to succeed: The company's prospects for the future are rather dim.Not hopeful dimly     /ˈdɪm.li/ adverb The room was dimly lit. I dimly remembered seeing the film before.Darkness and becoming dark
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