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sullen
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Dune
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  • In one sat a dark-haired youth of about sixteen years, round of face and with sullen eyes.
  • The sullen-faced youth stirred in his chair, smoothed a wrinkle in the black leotards he wore.
  • Piter spoke in a low, sullen tone: "Did you call me in here to impair my efficiency with criticism, Baron?"
  • Slowly, the dinner conversation resumed, but Jessica heard the agitation in it, the brittle quality, saw that the banker ate in sullen silence.
  • His dark hair was dressed in close ringlets that seemed incongruously gay above sullen eyes.

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

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