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adjective as in dark

adjective as in grim


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Example Sentences

Gil turned and saw Muhammad Ali stride out of the stage entrance, smiling and scowling at the same time.

Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase seemed to be the only banker scowling in the Alps this week.

I love the rainy windy days of fall when thousands of crows populate the near landscape, cawing and scowling.

"He hovers over the proceedings like a scowling ghost," wrote Luke Harding, a correspondent for the Guardian.

It was like the whole world was scowling at her, not just Grandma.

William Weedham brought scowling eyes to focus upon Kip Burland.

At sight of Marius, who stood arrested, scowling villainously upon the pair, the fire died suddenly from his glance.

Presently he drove away, leaving Mr. Bowman on the veranda of the hotel, scowling and uttering words of strength and meaning.

He looked up into Blake's flushed and scowling face with the sweetest and most innocent of smiles.

He pulled his heavy sweater down off a nail and put it on, scowling because the sleeves had to be pulled in place on his arms.

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On this page you'll find 238 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scowling, such as: ominous, forbidding, sulky, dour, frowning, and glowering.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.