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  • I stood and greeted the sour-looking, overweight girl who had just turned eleven.

    Brooklyn Story

  • “He was a sour-looking, vicious little devil, and he screwed up his face maliciously as he looked down at me,” Butler wrote.

    Devil Dog

  • The sour-looking woman looked up at them, glanced at the empty desk to indicate that its usual occupant ought to be handling this particular encounter, and sighed as though greatly put upon.

    When Rose Wakes

  • At the one nearest the counter, a sour-looking, sixtyish Caucasian woman in a skirt much too short and tight for her aging, shifting figure glanced up at them and narrowed her eyes, then went back to her typing.

    When Rose Wakes

  • Also in the frame one could make out Arizona Senator John Kyl, another sour-looking member of the Death Party whose whole life appeared to be flashing before his darting eyes.

    Goodbye! And thanks for all the fish!

  • It was really hard on us, especially considering how much crap we get going into the States with sour-looking officials staring hard at our passports and junk.

    One Kind Person

  • Courtney and Dodger turned slowly to face the sour-looking host who loomed over them.

    Pendragon: Book Eight: The Pilgrims of Rayne

  • If you want to get away from the sour-looking women's fashions of the day, lie back and enjoy this film.

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • He was on platform nine and three quarters, and Snape stood beside him, slightly hunched, next to a thin, sallow-faced, sour-looking woman who greatly resembled him.

    Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

  • This was a sour-looking woman who claimed to be able to walk on walls or ceiling, but was unable to demonstrate it.

    Pet Peeve

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