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sullen
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Brave New World
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  • Her feeling was evidently reciprocated; the very back of the man, as he walked along before them, was hostile, sullenly contemptuous.
  • He pointed to the sullen young savage.
  • The insults bounced off their carapace of thick stupidity; they stared at him with a blank expression of dull and sullen resentment in their eyes.
  • He had been prepared to lie, to bluster, to remain sullenly unresponsive; but, reassured by the good-humoured intelligence of the Controller’s face, he decided to tell the truth, straightforwardly.

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  • She changed from outgoing child to sullen teenager.
  • A sullen crowd watched the execution.

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