Dour sentence examples

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  • His wife Annie was dour and a bit on the chunky side.

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  • The social reformer of the past is depicted as a dour spinster wielding an axe to break barrels of "Demon Rum."

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • dour encounter ends goalless.

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  • The tanker driver was a dour, surly man.

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  • dour affair, with neither team taking the initiative.

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  • dour young man who displays all the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder.

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  • "Fill this out," a dour black lady said, handing her a clipboard.

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  • Turk feels an affinity with the dour playwright's style.

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  • Darrow's personality, by contrast [with Chesterton ], seemed rather colorless and certainly very dour.

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  • dour struggle for a draw.

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  • dour draw is our best bet I'd say.

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  • In front of our forge was a small steam hammer worked by a rather dour individual.

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  • And as I've already said, without the tongue-in-cheek performances of the original, the characters seem pretty dour here.

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  • Chancellor Brown a tax fixated, somewhat dour, middle-aged man has shown himself in a surprising light.

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  • 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.

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  • Their delightfully dour little pop songs do touch on the melancholic side of things, but the lyrics are wonderfully slice-of-life descriptions.

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  • On base models, the mix of black and gray plastics looks dour.

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  • His current dour persona makes John Major and Iain Duncan Smith look inspirational.

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  • dour game.

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  • But Carlisle are very dour but that's my team so.. .

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  • lyricism sung with a dour voice drenched in strings and classic pop melodies.

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