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Example sentences for "dourly"

Lexicographically close words:
dounward; dour; doura; doure; dourha; dous; douse; doused; dousing; dout
  1. Then David went upstairs to his own room, and when he came down again his face was set as dourly against the coming interview as it had been against the mist and rain.

  2. For a while we fought it dourly in the darkness with the fingers at the throat or the fist in the face, or wrestled warmly on the plain-stones, or laid out, such as had staves, with good vigour on the bonneted heads.

  3. M'Iver took on a set stern jaw, and looked his chief very dourly in the face.

  4. We that were with the Earl shouted none, but kept dourly to our work.

  5. To this, dourly enough, the Craufords perforce agreed.

  6. For me I grow dourly silent as I become angered.

  7. A pirlicue[9] which pleased them but little, so that some rode off that they might not be known, and some dourly remained, but were impotent for evil.

  8. He was with his back to a red fire of peats, and looked dourly at me.

  9. He said nothing, but when he saw my eye upon him he gazed dourly toward his approaching rival and tapped a weather-beaten brow with one stubby finger.

  10. But the brave band of Wild Whigs of the West stuck dourly to their outposts, and for an hour or more their little handfuls defied behind the walls of town-yards and ruinous petty enclosures, all the assaults of the clansmen.

  11. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "dourly" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.
    Other words:
    firmly; grimly; rigidly; rigorously; severely