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 for drear
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drear \Drear\ (dr[=e]r), a. [See Dreary.]
     Dismal; gloomy with solitude. "A drear and dying sound."
     --Milton.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drear \Drear\, n.
     Sadness; dismalness. [Obs.] --Spenser. Drearihead

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  drear
      adj 1: 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" [syn: blue, dark, dingy,
             disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry,
             drab, drear, dreary]

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