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The Call of the Wild
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sullen
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The Call of the Wild
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  • Whereupon he lay down sullenly and allowed the crate to be lifted into a wagon.
  • This was the pride of Dave as wheel-dog, of Sol-leks as he pulled with all his strength; the pride that laid hold of them at break of camp, transforming them from sour and sullen brutes into straining, eager, ambitious creatures; the pride that spurred them on all day and dropped them at pitch of camp at night, letting them fall back into gloomy unrest and uncontent.

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

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