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dour
used in Misery

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Definition
very serious, unhappy, and unfriendly
  • That prescient part of his mind saw her before he knew he was seeing her, and must surely have understood her before he knew he was understanding her , why else did he associate such dour, ominous images with her?
    Part 1 — Annie (5% in)
  • She had everything Somerset Maugham had ever written (once Paul found himself wondering dourly if she had John Fowles's first novel on her shelves and decided it might be better not to ask), and Paul began to work his way through the twenty-odd volumes that comprised Maugham's oeuvre, fascinated by the man's canny grasp of story values.
    Part 2 — Misery (46% in)

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