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Sentence count:37Posted:2016-08-18Updated:2016-12-13
Similar words: do uphold outdoughhand outin and outweed outstand outsend outMeaning: ['dʊə]  adj. 1. stubbornly unyielding 2. harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance 3. showing a brooding ill humor. 
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1 The city, drab and dour by day, is transformed at night.
2 The game proved to be a dour struggle, with both men determined to win.
3 The normally dour Mr James was photographed smiling and joking with friends.
4 His expression seems dour,[] chastened around the edges.
5 It was a dour struggle between two workmanlike teams.
6 The Neo-Expressionists mostly seem too dour to qualify - and most do not make prints on a sufficiently regular basis.
7 Once a land of dour council housing, thousands now own their own houses.
8 He was a dour Yankee, tall, confident, elegant, with a dry wit and aristocratic tastes.
9 After our dour 3-0 defeat against Leech, we certainly had that carefree spirit in our midweek encounter with champions Gosling Celtic.
10 Dour and hot-tempered on the golf course, Stadler was a regular Blutarsky off it.
11 Ranulf sighed heavily, a long way from this dour monastery and his secretive master.
12 Surrounded by the most dour cast of characters known to man, Paul Merton suddenly seems excessively articulate, intelligent and well-read.
13 But Cool Ground is a dour stayer with a wealth of experience, who should adapt to Aintree.
14 The rectory was a dour red brick house with ivy-clad walls where birds would soon be nesting.
15 They were exposed to dour resistance.
16 The proverbially dour New England Puritan.
17 Once dour Belfast had been transformed.
18 The goods are priced out dour reach.
19 John popped his head round the dour.
20 No wonder he looked so dour.
21 Ravel Morrison settled a dour encounter with Bolton in the Manchester Senior Cup with a jet-propelled strike in the 94th minute.
22 And the only nickname anyone has come up with for the dour former Stanford star is, well, Mike.
23 The fearful electorate found Reagan's outrage and can-do optimism more persuasive than the dour Brown's equivocation.
24 There is an amount of innocence and naivety present in their songs that glides over current dour factions in the alternative sector.
25 The trout settled into their new habitat and became relatively wild, dour and more discriminating, some growing to considerable size.
26 In spite of what some nonscientists think, scientists are not necessarily dour.
27 Their smiles were like a knowing wink: sussed and street-wise without being in the least dour or po-faced.
28 Nelly watched the thoughts chasing each other across his dour countenance.
29 Being poor white, they were not even accorded the" grudging respect that Angus Macintosh's dour independence wrung from neighboring families."
30 To a Western eye , [ they ] seem poorly dressed, ill - groomed , dour and preoccupied ( Peter Lewis ).
More similar words: do uphold outdoughhand outin and outweed outstand outsend outdoublefind outwashed outno doubtspread outdouble updouble backtremendouswithout doubt
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