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sulky

horse-drawn, ultra-lightweight, single-seater, two-wheeled vehicle used by Standardbreds in races. Called also bike, gig.
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The contrast between them is striking in every respect: The huge, powerful Shah-father stands sulkily, peremptorily, hands on his hips, and beside him the small pale boy, frail, nervous, obediently standing at attention, barely reaches his father's waist.
T]he automobiles which turned expectantly into his drive stayed for just a minute and then drove sulkily away.
The speaker is therefore no longer a daughter and not yet a mother at the time of the writing, an amorphous condition that Carr struggles to define in "Motherless Abstracts": "But not needing one, sulkily I am one.
And to top it all off, while the majority of the country sulkily packs away their hosepipes for the summer we have water in abundance.
At last dismayed by the way the public studiously ignores her "Dance With Me" sign, the Girl simply sulkily walks around, oblivious to the fact that the entire city is indeed, belatedly taking up that offer.
That's the wedge that belongs there," said Absalom, sulkily.
A gloomy shadow seems to be shrouding her past and hanging sulkily on her future, darkly loomed by the name of "Lou's predecessor36" (ENGEL, 1987, p.
The receptionist sulkily keeps transferring your call from one ' expert' to another.
Oates, in particular, extols this sulkily seductive New England tall tale--about two reclusive sisters whose fierce devotion to each other turns out to be too extreme--as a "masterpiece of Gothic suspense.
Suzuki, whose tiny body resembles that of a child, stood propped against the back wall of the stage, her head sulkily facing the wall.
At this point I would walk out of the room in a huff and sulkily cook an extra elaborate meal just to make him feel guilty.