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How to use ungracious in a sentence

She tried her best to forget it, but the ungracious thought would again and again intrude.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Jack said in his cheery way as he came up with the boy, whose ungracious answer was, "How do you know my name is Tom?"
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
It is a painful and ungracious task to have to pen these observations, especially, too, in the case of a stranger.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
He could not send the order back without appearing ungracious or disposed to assert that he was of her own station.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
“The ungracious task shall not be forced upon unwilling chivalry,” said Hadria.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
I no longer indulged the ungracious idea of spiting her against me, and, by degrees, all my other fears were allayed.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
The question is ungracious in one who has not had the pleasure of hearing her, but not unnaturally suggests itself.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
With some difficulty she seemed to comprehend his meaning, and thanked him with her usual short ungracious manner.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
"I'd rather you went in somebody else's boat than mine, then," was the ungracious response.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
She came of illustrious line, did Sofia, scant-haired and ungracious as she now was.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
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WORDS RELATED TO UNGRACIOUS

  • abrupt
  • bearish
  • blunt
  • boisterous
  • boorish
  • brusque
  • churlish
  • crabbed
  • crabby
  • crude
  • crusty
  • curt
  • discourteous
  • dour
  • fierce
  • grouchy
  • grumpy
  • ill-natured
  • impolite
  • morose
  • nasty
  • offhand
  • rough
  • saturnine
  • short
  • snappy
  • snippy
  • sour
  • sullen
  • surly
  • truculent
  • uncivil
  • ungracious
  • unmannerly
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