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sullen
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • * Friday dawned sullen and sodden as the rest of the week.
  • He was no longer their sullen host of the summer; now he seemed determined that everyone should enjoy themselves as much, if not more than they would have done at Hogwarts, and he worked tirelessly in the run-up to Christmas Day, cleaning and decorating with their help, so that by the time they all went to bed on Christmas Eve the house was barely recognisable.

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

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