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That's because you don't know what a glum old grouch I really am.

But, as she still retained her glum expression, My-Boots again did the gallant.

When Laurent entered the shop, he found her glum, her nose longer, her lips thinner.

Makes me glum, and 'tain't my money that's bein' talked out of me, nuther.

The partners, Shadrach and Zoeth, were no longer silent and glum.

She looked from one to the other of the men who stood there so glum and obviously ill at ease.

"Ah, never look so glum," she cried, smiling now at his crestfallen air.

Father Moontree looked at the glum Woodley and the musing Underhill.

Come, lad,” said he, “look not glum; our gallants will have their jest.

All the next day he was glum and thoughtful and for a week he acted the same.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "sullen, frowning," from Middle English gloumen (v.) "become dark" (c.1300), later gloumben "look gloomy or sullen" (late 14c.); see gloom. Related: Glumly; glumness.

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