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sullenly

[ suhl-uhn-lee ]
/ ˈsʌl ən li /
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adverb
in a way that shows irritation, ill humor, or gloom; morosely: In the next room, an embittered, lonely man sits sullenly.
with a gloomy or dismal sound: The door thudded sullenly behind her.The waves roared sullenly against the base of the cliff.
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