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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a bitter manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • He complained sourly that the new rules only benefitted the managers
  • He took the name sourly, no doubt in an itching to blurt out that he was a
  • Several mugs stood empty before him and, even as the kender watched, he called sourly for another.
  • Mrs Simpkins said, and I think she said it what people in books call 'sourly'. for more
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