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Lour   /laʊr/   Listen
Lour

verb
1.
Set lower.  Synonym: lower.  "Lower expectations"
2.
Make lower or quieter.  Synonyms: lower, turn down.
3.
Look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval.  Synonyms: frown, glower, lower.






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"Lour" Quotes from Famous Books



... conspire to pull me down And heaven and earth as abject quite refuse me. Let sorrows stream about my hateful bower, And restless horror hatch within my breast: Let beauty's eye afflict me with a lour, Let deep despair pursue me without rest, Ere Rosalynde my loyalty disprove, Ere ...
— Rosalynde - or, Euphues' Golden Legacy • Thomas Lodge

... on their journey lour'd the gloomy day, Wild were the hills, and doubtful grew the way; More dark, more gloomy, and more doubtful, show'd The mansion, which received them from the road. —THE TRAVELLERS, ...
— A Legend of Montrose • Sir Walter Scott



Words linked to "Lour" :   lower, subordinate, lessen, derate, turn down, pull a face, make a face, frown, decrease, grimace, subdue, scowl, devalue, minify



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