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Sulky synonyms
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Contrary or counter; opposing.
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  1. Contrary or counter; opposing.
  2. Involving reciprocal actions, etc.
  3. Lying or passing crosswise; intersecting:
Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
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  1. Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
  2. Characterized by gloom
  3. Ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
Bad-tempered; sullenly rude; hostile and uncivil
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  1. Bad-tempered; sullenly rude; hostile and uncivil
  2. Threatening, menacing, gloomy.
  3. Threatening, as of weather conditions; ominous:
(Obs.) Forward or insolent
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  1. (Obs.) Forward or insolent
  2. Contemptuous in speech or behavior.
  3. Impatient or irritable, esp. over petty things; peevish
Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding:
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  1. Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding:
  2. (Scot.) Hard; stern; severe
  3. Sullen; gloomy; forbidding
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  1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
  2. Very sad or dejected; hopeless; melancholy
  3. Morose or sullen
Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
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  1. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
  2. Gloomy; dismal.
  3. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
Resulting from or indicating such a mood
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  1. Resulting from or indicating such a mood
  2. Subject to or characterized by gloomy, sullen moods or changes of mood
  3. Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
Characterized by gloom
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  1. Characterized by gloom
  2. Ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
  3. Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
Melancholy or sullen.
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  1. Melancholy or sullen.
  2. Having or marked by a tendency to be bitter or sardonic:
  3. Gloomy, depressed, dull
Ill-disposed and bitter
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  1. Ill-disposed and bitter
  2. Displeased with something one formerly admired or liked; disenchanted:
  3. Bad-tempered and morose; peevish:
Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
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  1. Gloomy or somber in tone, color, or portent:
  2. Showing a brooding ill humor or silent resentment; morose or sulky.
  3. Gloomy; dismal; sad; depressing
Gloomy and threatening
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