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sulk
used in My Antonia

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Definition
to be overly unhappy and unsociable — often due to disappointment or a sense of not getting what was deserved
  • Ambrosch was as sulky with me as if I'd picked out the man and arranged the match.
    Book 4 — The Pioneer Woman's Story (53% in)
  • I'm going to get Mary a new coat this fall, if the sulky plough's never paid for!'
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (88% in)

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