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dour

US [dʊr]
UK [dʊə(r)]
  • adj.冷酷的;严厉的;令人不快的;无生气的
  • Web阴沉的;阴郁的;倔强的
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adj.
1.
冷酷的;严厉的giving the impression of being unfriendly and severe
2.
令人不快的;无生气的not pleasant; with no features that make it lively or interesting
The city, drab and dour by day, is transformed at night.
这座城市白天死气沉沉、单调乏味,晚上就完全变了样。
The game proved to be a dour struggle, with both men determined to win.
这次比赛结果成为一场恶战,因为两个人都志在必得。

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