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inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace

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This is observed most dramatically in people who surlier from ischemic congestive heart failure or angina.
Teddy is sweet but is raising a monstrous toddler; Melanie is surly, and Tommy, whom she visits at the state pen, is surlier.
Aren't rappers, like black power advocates, remarkably media friendly, and the surlier the better?
After his defeat by Gary Rosen, Bill Eddy has managed to become even surlier.
Mullan, Watson and Irvine give warm, expressive life to the hard-luck Narracotts, while the excellent Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch, as the captain's surlier comrade, ease the film's tricky shift into the war zone.
The heavily made-up Gayle (playing a figure three decades' his senior) rings variations on Ray's A-to-B mood range of surly cackling and surlier bellowing.
During my first trip to Disney, I waited so long for the Pirates of the Caribbean ride that I was surlier than the automated buccaneers before the turnstile was even on my radar screen.