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sullen
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The Fountainhead
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  • Francon’s sullen mood led him to the unprecedented breach of snapping over nothing in particular at the one person who had always been immune from it—Peter Keating.
  • The construction went on, and the foremen obeyed sullenly, in disapproving silence, as if they were waiting for their predictions to come true and would be glad when the house collapsed about their heads.
  • Mrs. Toohey let him do it, sullenly; she did not like Mrs. Stokes.
  • He was making a poor effort at a suitable expression, but his face looked hurt and sullen.
  • He snapped orders and lost his patience before the smallest difficulty; when he lost his patience, he screamed at people: he had a vocabulary of insults that carried a caustic, insidious, almost feminine malice; his face was sullen.
  • I don’t forget what I owe Ellsworth," said Clokey sullenly.

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

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