broody

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broody

see avian broodiness.
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Among the things that Harry, the Los Angeles Police Department's ace antihero, hasn't time for here: moping about his exes, worrying about his daughter, broodily listening to jazz in the wee hours or fretting about the threat of retirement, which has hovered over him for quite a while now.
It's heavy-handed and repetitive, with several false turns and far too many shots of people looking broodily out to sea.
He happily accedes to having his photograph taken in the University of Wales's landmark old college which stares broodily from its hilltop perch above Bangor.
Llandaff Cathedral silhouetted against a rouge-soaked sunset above a broodily shadowed river Taff;
Despite the odd broodily dark Iberian threat muttered in his direction, the R&A official staunchly refuses to have the TV gantry taken down.
Him Ancient: Canny Jarrow lad Robert Bradley, moodily and broodily captured by Jack Davenport in the new, crackling Catherine Cookson three- parter The Moth (ITV Friday).
Kate appeared to be acting a little broodily after being presented with a bouquet by Raffaela, the two-yearold child of British ex-pat David Cheater, 28, during a walkabout in Canada.