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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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sullen
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • But Tom was uneasy, nevertheless, and was alarmed to see Joe go sullenly on with his dressing.
  • There was a long silence, profound and unbroken; then a deep, sullen boom came floating down out of the distance.
  • A deep peal of thunder went rolling and tumbling down the heavens and lost itself in sullen rumblings in the distance.

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

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