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lour
Pronunciation: /ˈlaʊə/

intransitive verb

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    Example sentences
    • He sat louring at the landscape as it slid past the window.
    • When she is woken by the kiss, she silently expresses anger, just louring at him.
    • He said nothing, only loured at me from the doorway.

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