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dour
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
very serious, unhappy, and unfriendly
  • She talked only of the weather, the flowers, but there was a rising gaiety in her which stirred even the dour Cecil Twyford.
    Chapter 34 (86% in)
  • True, the Terry who went off to the artillery did not look upon him dourly, but Major Rippleton Holabird became erect and stiff when they passed in the corridor.
    Chapter 27 (85% in)

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