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dour
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Franny and Zooey
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  • Zooey used his nail file in silence for a moment, his face singularly dour in expression.
  • Zooey turned and looked at her, and—unpredictable young man—made a very dour face, as though he had suddenly eschewed any and all forms of levity.

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  • She gave me a dour look.
  • the proverbially dour New England Puritan

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