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Thursday was supposed to be the day we shelved all the sullen, sad reminders of the difficulties and tragedies of the past year, if only for three hours.
There was the Michelin-starred restaurant where the somewhat sullen chef ruled dinner service by fear and intimidation.
They waved you into the sullen parking garage on — sigh — your word alone.
Hard and sullen, she barely bothers to conceal her misanthropy from the tourists who come into her shop, and maintains a near-reclusive distance from residents of the town.
They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The boy, a trifle sullen since the last words, stood on the hearth with his back to the fire, his hands clasped behind him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But for the trees, these sullen skies and level grounds would render England dreary enough.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
But it was with sullen reluctance; and mutterings were to be heard, on all sides, that the time would come yet.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They made an odd procession as they marched out of the hall, under the sullen eyes of the baulked cut-throats and their mistress.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
But they went slowly, with much half-whispered, sullen conferring and many a backward glance at Marius and those with him.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI

WORDS RELATED TO SULLEN

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