DIMLY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of dimly
Definition:
ad. vaguely; in a dim or obscure manner; with dull or imperfect vision or a faint light; not brightly or clearly
Example:
He can recall dimly once or twice having seen Uncle Lyle.
Sentence in Classic:
The hour when he too would take part in the life of that world seemed drawing near and in secret he began to make ready for the great part which he felt awaited him the nature of which he only dimly apprehended.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
A dull wrack was drifting slowly across the sky, and a star or two twinkled dimly here and there through the rifts of the clouds.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She hurriedly ascended the narrow dimly lit stone staircase, calling to Pierre, who was lagging behind, to follow.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Once, when in a room with a lamp dimly lit before the icon Theodosia was talking of her life, the thought that Theodosia alone had found the true path of life suddenly came to Princess Mary with such force that she resolved to become a pilgrim herself.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Only after emptying a bottle or two did he feel dimly that the terribly tangled skein of life which previously had terrified him was not as dreadful as he had thought.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Near by, the campfires were dimly burning among the French Guards, and in the distance those of the Russian line shone through the smoke.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre too drew near the church where the thing was that evoked these exclamations, and dimly made out something leaning against the palings surrounding the church.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The twilight was by this time shading down into darkness; and dimly as they saw each other, they could not have done that without the aid of the fire.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Indeed, on collecting his faculties, and dimly recalling the lie of the road, he became filled with a shrewd suspicion that A VERY LARGE NUMBER of turnings had been passed.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
The lamp burnt dimly in the middle of the dark, luxurious, isolated room; from time to time the blind was shaken, and there flowed in the freshness of the insidious night; there was heard its mysterious whisperings.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev Context
Lying in the bed with the moonlight streaming dimly over her, she pictured the whole scene in her mind.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context