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Sentence count:89+2 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2016-11-25Updated:2016-12-13
Synonym: dullflatlifelessunattractiveSimilar words: grabArabrabidrabbitparabledrawdragbearableMeaning: [dræb] n. a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown. adj. 1. lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise 2. lacking brightness or color; dull 3. of a light brownish green color 4. causing dejection. 
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1. She walked through the city centre with its drab, grey buildings and felt depressed.
2. The walls were painted a drab green.
3. They live in very comfortable/pleasant/drab/bleak surroundings.
4. Life was now drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas.
5. The city, drab and dour by day, is transformed at night.
6. I feel so drab in this grey uniform.
7. The landscape is drab and infested with brick ovens.
8. Not surprisingly, therefore, they are themselves drab creatures dressed in browns and greys, olive green and steel blue.
9. Paul grew tired of his drab, depressing life.
10. War was never intended to be a drab affair.
11. Her personality was drab, earnest and humourless and her appearance calculatedly unattractive.
12. Stores were drab, unsettled by heavier-than-expected losses at Tie Rack, 47p, down 7p.
13. Their clothes hung loosely on their frames, drab coats and washed-out dresses covered with a film of dust.
14. You enter the drab office building half-expecting it to be abandoned.
15. I liked the town, for all its drab and muted calm; it seemed a safe place to be.
16. A riot in a drab housing project outside Paris leaves one participant on his deathbed, a victim of police brutality.
17. Manyare extremely colorful, many are drab.
18. Unfortunately, much of the drab utilitarianism of urban existence has come to be associated with the design philosophy of functionalism.
19. She seemed to like her drab vista.
20. The decorations for the games have lent a splash of colour to an otherwise drab city.
21. The red stems of this bush provide a contrast to the drab brown of the rest of the winter garden.
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22. The filmed dogfights are beautifully staged and feature numerous shots of the olive drab and grey P-40s against the blue Hawaiian sky.
23. Why were men able to play around with any sort of drab?
24. They are depressing, alien environments, made more dismal by drab walls and endless corridors.
25. The roads were busy, the buildings were grey and drab; there were tall, high-rise blocks.
26. She was just the boss's daughter, a rather timid and drab little thing in his estimation.
27. When I came to Manchester from Brazil everything seemed so drab and colourless.
28. Although her woollen dress was scarlet it none the less appeared drab.
29. Canvassing one day in a by-election in Essex, Martin was asked to cover a street of drab brick semis.
30. It dipped and fluttered in the chilly air, its wings drab and flaky.
More similar words: grabArabrabidrabbitparabledrawdragbearableadorabledraftdraindramamiserableendurablefavorablecomparabledrag indrag ondraw indraw outdraw updraw ondrawerpreferablevulnerablehydrantdrawingunfavorablewithdrawdramatic
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