Sentence Examples


  • Betsy remained sullen through the week until Thursday night when I came home to find her in tears.
  • Vinnie was as sullen as a three-year-old.
  • Since it became popular as a pet dog, its appearance has been greatly improved, and whilst it has lost its old sullen concentration, it has retained unusual intelligence and has become playful and affectionate.
  • In this supreme crisis, then, it is not surprising that the masses listened with sullen indifference to the fiery eloquence of the Coalition leaders.
  • The state of sullen dislike which followed was after a while succeeded by more active evidences of hostility.

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