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surly

(of an animal) ill-tempered or refractory
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"That know I not," quoth the stranger surlily, for he was angry at being so tumbled about.
Whom Durdles (there being command in his tone) surlily surveys from head to foot.
"Let me go," said Flashman surlily, sitting up; "I don't want your help."