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sulk

sulk

 
 
pronunciation:
suhlk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: sulked, sulking, sulks
definition: to express anger or bad humor by being silent or distant.
He sulked when his mother told him to stop riding his bike.
synonyms:
mope, pout
similar words:
brood, gloom, ponder
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (sometimes plural) anger or ill humor shown by sulking.
She's got the sulks this morning.
synonyms:
mood
similar words:
huff
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