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The dict-ified word of the day is surly

| source : web1913 | Surly \Sur"ly\, a. [Compar. {Surlier}; superl. {Surliest}.] [Probably from sir, and originally meaning, sirlike, i.e., proud. See {Sir}, and {Like}, a.] 1. Arrogant; haughty. [Obs.] --Cotgrave. 2. Gloomily morose; ill-natured, abrupt, and rude; severe; sour; crabbed; rough; sullen; gloomy; as, a surly groom; a surly dog; surly language; a surly look. ``That surly spirit, melancholy.'' --Shak. 3. Rough; dark; tempestuous. Now softened into joy the surly storm. --Thomson. | source : wn | surly adj : inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace; "a surly waiter"; "an ugly frame of mind" [syn: {ugly}]

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