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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adv. - In a pouty or morose manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • They continued to call sullenly for "the traitor."
  • Each answered the roll-call sullenly, out of necessity, for every one of them was a marked man.
  • "I don't know," sullenly; "I telegraphed him Saturday; he will come to-day, no doubt.
  • "Oh, I don't know!" said Cora, sullenly sitting down. for more
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