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  • 181glum — adjective Gary sure looks glum today Syn: gloomy, downcast, downhearted, dejected, despondent, crestfallen, disheartened; depressed, desolate, unhappy, doleful, melancholy, miserable, woebegone, mournful, forlorn, in the doldrums, morose; i …

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  • 182irascible — irascible, choleric, splenetic, testy, touchy, cranky, cross mean easily angered or enraged. Irascible implies the possession of a fiery or inflammable temper or a tendency to flare up at the slightest provocation {the irascible but kindhearted… …

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  • 183sadness — sadness, depression, melancholy, melancholia, dejection, gloom, blues, dumps are comparable when they mean a state of mind when one is unhappy or low spirited or an attack of low spirits. Sadness is the general term; apart from the context it… …

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  • 184ill-humored — adj 1. irritable, out of sorts, snappish, snappy, huffish, huffy, curt, short, impatient; piqued, in a pique, in a fume, Archaic. in a pucker, Inf. in a stew; touchy, testy, thin skinned, waspish, peevish, petulant; cross, irascible, choleric,… …

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  • 185ill-natured — adj 1. unkindly, unamiable, unfriendly, unaccommodating; quarrelsome, contentious, fractious, captious; hostile, antagonistic, inimical, ill willed; spiteful, malicious, malevolent, hateful. 2. ill tempered, ill humored, cross, irascible,… …

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  • 186ill-tempered — adj ill humored, cross, irascible, choleric, splenetic; crabby, crabbed, cranky, grouchy, grumpy, cantankerous, crotchety, crusty; irritable, touchy, testy, thin skinned, waspish, peevish, petulant; moody, sulky, sullen, dour, gloomy, sullen,… …

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  • 187sulky — adj sullen. See sullen(defs. 1 3) …

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  • 188glower — glow•er [[t]ˈglaʊ ər[/t]] v. i. 1) to look or stare with sullen dislike, discontent, or anger 2) a look of sullen dislike, discontent, or anger • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME (Scots) glowren to glower; akin to MLG glūren to be overcast, MD gloeren to …

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  • 189pout — [n] sad face frown, glower, long face, moue, sullen look; concept 716 Ant. grin, smile pout [v] make a sad face; be sad be cross, be in bad mood*, be moody, be petulant, be sullen, frown, grouch, grump*, make a long face*, make a moue, mope,… …

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  • 190skeud-1 —     skeud 1     English meaning: to protest, grumble     Deutsche Übersetzung: “unwillig, mũrrisch sein”, in Balt also von körperlichem Schmerze     Material: Gk. σκυδμαίνω, σκύζομαι “rage against, grolle”, σκυθρός (diss. from *σκυδ θρός) “… …

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  • 191glower — ► VERB ▪ have an angry or sullen look on one s face; scowl. ► NOUN ▪ an angry or sullen look. ORIGIN perhaps a Scots variant of dialect glore, or from obsolete glow to stare , both possibly Scandinavian …

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  • 192sole — English has three separate words sole, two of them closely related. Sole ‘underneath of the foot’ [14] comes via Old French sole from Vulgar Latin *sola, a descendant of Latin solea ‘sandal, sill’ (a possible relative of English sill). And this… …

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  • 193glower — [glou′ər] vi. [ME glouren, var. of gloren, prob. < ON, as in Norw dial. glōra, Swed dial. glora, to stare, gape < IE * ĝhlōu < base * ĝhel : see GLOW] to stare with sullen anger; scowl n. a sullen, angry stare; scowl glowering adj.… …

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  • 194beetle-browed — adjective sullen or unfriendly in appearance • Syn: ↑scowling • Similar to: ↑unfriendly * * * /beet l browd /, adj. 1. having heavy projecting eyebrows. 2. scowling or sullen. [1325 75; ME bitel browed, prob. with …

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  • 195dourly — adverb in a sullen manner (Freq. 1) he sat in his chair dourly • Syn: ↑sullenly, ↑glumly • Derived from adjective: ↑glum (for: ↑glumly), ↑ …

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  • 196glumly — adverb in a sullen manner he sat in his chair dourly • Syn: ↑dourly, ↑sullenly • Derived from adjective: ↑glum, ↑sullen (for: ↑sullenly), ↑ …

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  • 197lowering — I noun 1. the act of causing to become less • Derivationally related forms: ↑lower • Hypernyms: ↑decrease, ↑diminution, ↑reduction, ↑step down • Hyponyms …

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  • 198sourness — noun 1. the property of being acidic • Syn: ↑sour, ↑acidity • Derivationally related forms: ↑acid (for: ↑acidity), ↑sour (for: ↑ …

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  • 199sullenly — adverb in a sullen manner (Freq. 2) he sat in his chair dourly • Syn: ↑dourly, ↑glumly • Derived from adjective: ↑glum (for: ↑glumly), ↑ …

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  • 200threatening — adjective 1. threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments (Freq. 2) a baleful look forbidding thunderclouds his tone became menacing ominous rumblings of discontent sinister storm clouds a sinister smile …

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