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used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
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to be overly unhappy and unsociable — often due to disappointment or a sense of not getting what was deserved
  • "I don't know quite how much I'll need," she said sulkily.
    4.36 (56% in)
  • Usually she made them beg and plead, while she put them off, refusing to give a Yes or No answer, laughing if they sulked, growing cool if they became angry.
    1.1 (40% in)
  • All the way across the floor, a man, newly come and standing in the doorway, saw them, started in recognition and watched closely the slanting eyes in the sulky, rebellious face.
    2.9 (55% in)
  • All three wore home-dyed mourning, all were worn, sad, worried, all bitter with a bitterness that did not sulk or complain but, nevertheless, peered out from behind their smiles and their words of welcome.
    3.26 (52% in)
  • Because she was too exhausted by her anger to do otherwise, Scarlett sulkily promised and went home, haughtily refusing any overtures of peace from her household.
    4.42 (15% in)
  • After the fourth day of Scarlett's sulks and obvious silent demands for an apology, Rhett went to New Orleans, taking Wade with him, over Mammy's protests, and he stayed away until Scarlett's tantrum had passed.
    5.49 (49% in)
  • If she had ever had him at her mercy, seen him grown passionate, importunate, jealous, sulky, pleading, like the other boys, the wild infatuation which had possessed her would have passed, blowing away as lightly as mist before sunshine and light wind when she met a new man.
    5.61 (97% in)

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