Find a missing word game

“The rarest of all things in American life is charm. We spend billions every year manufacturing fake charm that goes _______ the heading of public relations. Without it, America would be grim indeed.”


a.

relations

    b.

the

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life

    d.

under

   

Random thought by Anita Loos

grim


grim

Adjective

  • causing dejection
    • a blue day
    • the dark days of the war
    • a week of rainy depressing weather
    • a disconsolate winter landscape
    • the first dismal dispiriting days of November
    • a dark gloomy day
    • grim rainy weather
  • filled with melancholy and despondency
    • gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
    • gloomy predictions
    • a gloomy silence
    • took a grim view of the economy
    • the darkening mood
    • lonely and blue in a strange city
    • depressed by the loss of his job
    • a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
    • downcast after his defeat
    • feeling discouraged and downhearted
  • harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance
    • a dour, self-sacrificing life
    • a forbidding scowl
    • a grim man loving duty more than humanity
    • undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw- J.M.Barrie
  • harshly ironic or sinister
    • black humor
    • a grim joke
    • grim laughter
    • fun ranging from slapstick clowning ... to savage mordant wit
  • shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
    • ghastly wounds
    • the grim aftermath of the bombing
    • the grim task of burying the victims
    • a grisly murder
    • gruesome evidence of human sacrifice
    • macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages
    • macabre tortures conceived by madmen
  • not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty
    • grim determination
    • grim necessity
    • Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty
    • relentless persecution
    • the stern demands of parenthood

Synonyms: dour forbidding black mordant ghastly grisly gruesome macabre sick inexorable relentless stern unappeasable unforgiving unrelenting
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