He was startled to hear a moan, a sob… Then he recognized dully that they were his own, that he had been accompanying his reflections with groans of grief.
"Another battle?" asked Terence, dully.
"Hundred and thirteen bucks," Stark said dully.
"It didn't work," she said dully. He put down the tiny screwdriver.
"I was asleep," Prew said dully, "sound asleep.
“Don't step in the puke,” he said dully.
Again the day passed dully and drearily.
And she looked at her father in perplexity, dully, not understanding why she should not use those words.
Dully, patiently, he scraped linty grease from the drip-pan, gouged at the mud caked on the wheels.
During this speech (which was uttered with a clipped sort of intonation) I went on staring dully at his lowered eyelids.
without luster or shine