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sulk
used in Main Street

4 uses
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Definition
to be overly unhappy and unsociable — often due to disappointment or a sense of not getting what was deserved
  • She found him in the shadow of the grain-elevator, sulkily kicking at a rail of the side-track.
    Chapter 33 (9% in)
  • An impressive barricade of green and gold wheels, of shafts and sulky seats, belonging to machinery of which Carol knew nothing—potato-planters, manure-spreaders, silage-cutters, disk-harrows, breaking-plows.
    Chapter 4 (24% in)
  • "I'll be good," sulkily.
    Chapter 8 (35% in)
  • Fern wanted to tell her grievances; Carol was sulky every time she thought of "The Girl from Kankakee"; it was Erik who made suggestions.
    Chapter 28 (96% in)

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