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Not inclined to speak; not talkative:
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  1. Not inclined to speak; not talkative:
  2. Not saying anything about a particular matter; making no mention:
  3. Marked by absence of noise or sound; still:
Gloomy; dismal; sullen
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  1. Gloomy; dismal; sullen
  2. Showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
  3. (Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
Showing ill humor; annoyed.
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  1. Showing ill humor; annoyed.
  2. Involving reciprocal actions, etc.
  3. Lying or passing crosswise; intersecting:
Having a bad temper
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  1. Having a bad temper
  2. Irritable in a surly manner.
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:
Inclined to find fault; complaining
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  1. Inclined to find fault; complaining
  2. Full of complaint; peevish
  3. Expressing a complaint or grievance; grumbling:
  1. Not congenial or compatible
  2. Not disposed to seek the company of others; not sociable.
  3. Avoiding association with others; not sociable or friendly
Characterized by gloom
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  1. Characterized by gloom
  2. Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
  3. Ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
Sternly obstinate; unyielding:
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  1. Sternly obstinate; unyielding:
  2. (Scot.) Hard; stern; severe
  3. Marked by sternness or harshness; forbidding:
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.
Having the sharp, acid taste of lemon juice, vinegar, green fruit, etc.
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  1. Having the sharp, acid taste of lemon juice, vinegar, green fruit, etc.
  2. Displeased with something one formerly admired or liked; disenchanted:
  3. Cross, bad-tempered, peevish, morose, etc.
(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
Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
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  1. Subject to periods of depression; sulky.
  2. Subject to or characterized by gloomy, sullen moods or changes of mood
  3. Expressive of a mood, especially a sullen or gloomy mood:
In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
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  1. In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy
  2. Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.
Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.
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  1. Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.
  2. Visibly irritated or annoyed; grouchy, irritable, in a foul mood; given to complaining or finding fault in an annoyed way.
  3. Cross and complaining; peevish; ill-tempered
Marked by worry and distress; troublesome:
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  1. Marked by worry and distress; troublesome:
  2. Inclined to be vexed or troubled; peevish.
  3. Having or showing a tendency to fret; irritable and discontented; peevish
  1. Bad-tempered, irritable or malevolent
  2. Having a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition.
  3. Spiteful; nasty:
Having or showing a bad temper; quarrelsome; sullen; irritable
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  1. Having or showing a bad temper; quarrelsome; sullen; irritable
Contrary; fractious.
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  1. Contrary; fractious.
  2. Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
  3. Hard to please; irritable; fretful; cross
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  1. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
  2. Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary:
  3. Showing or filled with gloom:
Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.
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  1. Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.
  2. Brusque or stern in manner or appearance:
  3. Rough or surly in manner or speech; brusquely rude
Of, like, or befitting a churl; boorish or vulgar.
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  1. Of, like, or befitting a churl; boorish or vulgar.
  2. (Of soil) difficult to till, lacking pliancy; unmanageable
  3. Difficult to work with, such as soil; intractable.
Gloomy, depressed, dull
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  1. Gloomy, depressed, dull
  2. Having or marked by a tendency to be bitter or sardonic:
  3. Having the temperament of one born under the supposed astrological influence of Saturn.
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.
Having a tendency to be gloomy, bitter, and sarcastic; sullenly sardonic
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  1. Having a tendency to be gloomy, bitter, and sarcastic; sullenly sardonic
  2. Having or marked by a tendency to be bitter or sardonic:
  3. Gloomy, depressed, dull
Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
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  1. Not having the correct or properly produced pitch:
  2. Displeased with something one formerly admired or liked; disenchanted:
  3. Bad-tempered and morose; peevish:
Gloomy; dismal; sullen
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  1. Gloomy; dismal; sullen
  2. Showing resentment or dissatisfaction by petulant or peevish withdrawal
  3. (Often derogatory) silent and withdrawn after being upset
Served without milk or cream:
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  1. Served without milk or cream:
  2. Lacking or having very little light:
  3. Sullen or threatening:
Dark and cloudy
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