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A Christmas Carol
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sullen
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A Christmas Carol
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  • The water-plug being left in solitude, its overflowings sullenly congealed, and turned to misanthropic ice.
  • Down in the west the setting sun had left a streak of fiery red, which glared upon the desolation for an instant, like a sullen eye, and frowning lower, lower, lower yet, was lost in the thick gloom of darkest night.

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

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