sullenly

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Etymology[edit]

sullen +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

sullenly (comparative more sullenly, superlative most sullenly)

  1. In a sullen manner.
    • 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972:
      Sullenly they paid what was asked, sullenly left, Hamzah feigning a kick at the glass showcase filled with loaves and Chinese cakes.

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