I felt decayed, drear , pounded down like a gel-cup, compressed yet empty.
Whether because of the rain, or some sense of corporate foreboding, the offices of Sanderson and Parkes were particularly drear that morning.
A lot of time would be spent looking out to a drear sea and overcast sky from one of the numerous shelters on the front.
There's a photo of us all, sitting among the drear rocks and smiling apprehensively at the camera.
This drear December day finds Backword in curmudgeonly mood, barely able to string two words together without an epithet or at least a ‘bah’ or a ‘humbug.’
It sustains, too, when life itself seems cold and drear .
But his angel, the daughter he has come to see, not only receives him with recognition and securing love but then chooses to escape the drear company with him.
We woke under dull, drear skies, with a steadily increasing wind accompanied by blasts of sleet as the day wore on.
But I found it strangely drear and flat with a vastly inflated reputation.
The Narrabeen Sands is at Narrabeen and is drear .