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sullen
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The House of Mirth
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  • "That’s just what I do mean," returned Trenor, his bluster sinking to sullenness under her look.
  • In spite of his understanding with Rosedale he had been somewhat heavily "touched" by the fall in stocks; his household expenses weighed on him, and he seemed to be meeting, on all sides, a sullen opposition to his wishes, instead of the easy good luck he had hitherto encountered.

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

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