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sullen
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The Great Gatsby
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  • I see it as a night scene by El Greco: a hundred houses, at once conventional and grotesque, crouching under a sullen, overhanging sky and a lustreless moon.

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

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