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sulk
used in Beloved

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Definition
to be overly unhappy and unsociable — often due to disappointment or a sense of not getting what was deserved
  • Growled when they chose; sulked, explained, demanded, strutted, cowered, cried and provoked each other to the edge of violence, then over.
    Three (39% in)
  • But if Nelson Lord was right—no wonder they were sulky, staying away from home as much as they could.
    One (62% in)

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