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  • 161manner — n. 1) an arrogant, cavalier, imperious, overbearing; awkward; boorish; businesslike; casual, hit or miss, offhand, relaxed; charming; cloying; coarse, crude, rude, uncouth; courteous, polite; cursory; debonair; flippant; forthcoming; friendly;… …

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  • 162mood — I n. state of mind 1) an angry; bad, foul; bellicose; bilious; festive, holiday; genial, good, happy, jovial, joyful; melancholy; mellow; mercurial; nostalgic; pensive; resentful; sullen; tranquil mood 2) in a mood (in a good mood) II n. verb… …

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  • 163remark — I n. 1) to drop, make a remark 2) a biting, catty, caustic, cutting, nasty, scathing remark 3) a casual; complimentary; cryptic; derogatory; facetious; flattering; impertinent; inane; indiscreet; off the cuff; passing; pithy; pointed; reassuring; …

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  • 164reply — I n. 1) to give, make; send a reply 2) to draw, elicit a reply 3) a curt, gruff; immediate, prompt; stinging; succinct; sullen; terse; witty reply 4) in reply (to nod in reply) 5) in reply to (in reply to your letter) II v. 1) to reply… …

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  • 165resentment — n. 1) to arouse, stir up resentment 2) to bear, feel, harbor resentment 3) to express, voice resentment 4) bitter, deep, profound, sullen resentment 5) resentment about; against; at, towards 6) resentment that + clause (they felt resentment that… …

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  • 166response — n. 1) to elicit, evoke a response 2) to give a response 3) a glib; sullen; witty response 4) a lukewarm response 5) a response to 6) in response to * * * [rɪ spɒns] evoke a response sullen witty response a glib a luke …

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  • 167sky — n. 1) a blue, clear, cloudless; cloudy; dull, gray, overcast, sullen; starry sky 2) a sky clears up; clouds up, clouds over 3) a patch of (blue) sky 4) in the sky * * * [skaɪ] clear cloudless clouds over clouds up cloudy dull …

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  • 168moody — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. capricious, variable; gloomy, pensive, sad; peevish, testy; sullen, glum. See dejection, irascibility. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. pensive, unhappy, low spirited; see sad 1 . III (Roget s 3… …

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  • 169saturnine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. morose, phlegmatic. See dejection. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. morose, sluggish, taciturn, passive, grave; see also dull 4 , solemn 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. gloomy, morose, depressed,… …

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  • 170pessimistic — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Discouraging] Syn. bleak, dismal, worrisome, downbeat*; see dismal 1 . 2. [Inclined to a discouraging view] Syn. hopeless, gloomy, cynical, misanthropic, negative, negativistic, defeatist, melancholy, depressed, sullen,… …

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  • 171Obstinacy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Obstinacy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 obstinateness obstinateness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 obstinacy obstinacy tenacity Sgm: N 1 cussedness cussedness =>(U.S.) Sgm: N 1 perseverance perseverance &c. 604a …

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  • 172Dejection — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dejection >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dejection dejection Sgm: N 1 dejectedness dejectedness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 depression depression prosternation| Sgm: N 1 lowness of spirits lowness of spirits depression of… …

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  • 173gloom — c.1300 as a verb, to look sullen or displeased, perhaps from Scandinavian (Cf. Norw. dialectal glome to stare somberly ). Not considered to be related to O.E. glom twilight, but perhaps to M.L.G. glum turbid, Du. gluren to leer. The noun is 1590s …

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  • 174glum — 1540s, sullen, frowning, from M.E. gloumen (v.) become dark (c.1300), later gloumben look gloomy or sullen (late 14c.); see GLOOM (Cf. gloom). Related: Glumly; glumness …

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  • 175grumbling — grum·bling || grÊŒmblɪŋ n. low discontented muttering, sullen complaining; growling; rumbling adj. complaining, discontented grum·ble || grÊŒmbl n. low discontented mutter, sullen complaint; growl; rumble v. rumble; growl; complain, mutter… …

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  • 176pout — paÊŠt n. type of fish that lives in colder northern waters n. protrusion of the lower lip; acting sullen or displeased; making an unhappy facial expression v. stick out one s lower lip; make an unhappy facial expression; act sullen or displeased …

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  • 177pouted — paÊŠt n. type of fish that lives in colder northern waters n. protrusion of the lower lip; acting sullen or displeased; making an unhappy facial expression v. stick out one s lower lip; make an unhappy facial expression; act sullen or displeased …

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  • 178pouting — paÊŠt n. type of fish that lives in colder northern waters n. protrusion of the lower lip; acting sullen or displeased; making an unhappy facial expression v. stick out one s lower lip; make an unhappy facial expression; act sullen or displeased …

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  • 179pouts — paÊŠt n. type of fish that lives in colder northern waters n. protrusion of the lower lip; acting sullen or displeased; making an unhappy facial expression v. stick out one s lower lip; make an unhappy facial expression; act sullen or displeased …

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  • 180glower — [ glaʊə] verb have an angry or sullen look on one s face; scowl. noun an angry or sullen look. Derivatives glowering adjective gloweringly adverb Origin C15: perh. a Scots var. of dialect glore, or from obs. glow to stare , both possibly of Scand …

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