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dingy

used as a description of fleece wool; the wool is lacking in brightness.
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Features will include a dingily garage aft for a three-metre dinghy with motor, twin rudders, cockpit seating and boarding gangway, five-metre unobstructed deck forward of the mast with flush deck hatches proving plenty of space for sunbaking and relaxing, and the choice of sails and rigging for sport or comfort.
It was a place rather dingily lighted, the darkest portions having incandescent lights, filled with machines and work benches.
Rae Smith complements the sense of downtroddenness with sets which are drab and dingily lit, and there is a general air of depressed aimlessness in the vaguely directed movement of the characters.