His wife Annie was dour and a bit on the chunky side.
The social reformer of the past is depicted as a dour spinster wielding an axe to break barrels of "Demon Rum."
It is situated at the mouth of a small stream, the Dour, whose valley here breaches the high chalk cliffs which fringe the coast on either hand.
A rare capacity for tedious work, a dour Catonian rectitude, a passion for truth, pride, irritability at criticism and independence of character, are the marks of Herculano as a man.
ADOUR (anc. Aturrus or Adurus, from Celtic dour, water), a river of south-west France, rising in the department of Hautes Pyrenees, and flowing in a wide curve to the Bay of Biscay.
If given the choice between two potential partners, one with a sunny disposition, and another with a dour expression, a male Sagittarian will always choose the individual who is smiling.
dour encounter ends goalless.
The tanker driver was a dour, surly man.
dour affair, with neither team taking the initiative.
dour young man who displays all the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder.
"Fill this out," a dour black lady said, handing her a clipboard.
Turk feels an affinity with the dour playwright's style.
Darrow's personality, by contrast [with Chesterton ], seemed rather colorless and certainly very dour.
dour struggle for a draw.
dour draw is our best bet I'd say.
In front of our forge was a small steam hammer worked by a rather dour individual.
And as I've already said, without the tongue-in-cheek performances of the original, the characters seem pretty dour here.
Chancellor Brown a tax fixated, somewhat dour, middle-aged man has shown himself in a surprising light.
There's also great support from Deddie Davies as the down-to-earth Farmer's wife and the slightly dour Anthony Pedley as Farmer Hogget.
Their delightfully dour little pop songs do touch on the melancholic side of things, but the lyrics are wonderfully slice-of-life descriptions.
On base models, the mix of black and gray plastics looks dour.
His current dour persona makes John Major and Iain Duncan Smith look inspirational.
But Carlisle are very dour but that's my team so.. .
lyricism sung with a dour voice drenched in strings and classic pop melodies.
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