louring

[ louuh r-ing, lou-er- ]SEE DEFINITION OF louring
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Thumb's eyes gladdened, but his face looked black and louring.

Dark and louring was the frown which the angry chief cast upon his prisoner.

A cool breath drifted straight out of the sultry, louring clouds; a few drops pattered upon the leaves.

It was now late in the evening; the sun had set, and dark, louring clouds were hanging over the horizon to the westward.

Some hailstones fell on board about this time, and the clouds looked exceedingly black and louring above us.

The sunny foreground and the louring sky seem to tell of the vicissitudes of human existence.

The storm now louring and muttering in our political atmosphere might of itself almost forbid me to regret your leaving England.

So they held their tongues and watched the approach of the boat with gloomy, louring glances.

The place obsessed me, it had such an eerie look under the louring sky; I was glad to get out of it.

Victor suspended operations with the handkerchief to bend upon his tormentor a louring, distrustful stare.

WORD ORIGIN

"to frown," late 13c. variant of lower (v.2). Related: Loured; louring.

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