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morose
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • That minister had always been my secret enemy, though he outwardly caressed me more than was usual to the moroseness of his nature.
  • That minister was galbet, or admiral of the realm, very much in his master’s confidence, and a person well versed in affairs, but of a morose and sour complexion.
  • They were not only opinionative, peevish, covetous, morose, vain, talkative, but incapable of friendship, and dead to all natural affection, which never descended below their grandchildren.

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  • She drank alone in the corner, looking morose.
  • She gets morose when she thinks about her failed marriage.

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