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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of lour.

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Examples

  • Mist feathers round the crags, lours and thickens in the mountain hollows.

    Country diary

  • Sunset lours at us in angry greys and everchanging red.

    Day 3, Part 2: Norseman to Cocklebiddy

  • I hate a friend whose gratitude grows old; one who ready to enjoy his friends 'prosperity but unwilling to sail in the same ship with them when their fortune lours.

    Heracles

  • I hate a friend whose gratitude grows old; one who ready to enjoy his friends 'prosperity but unwilling to sail in the same ship with them when their fortune lours.

    Heracles

  • In this stone-paved yard the air is as hot as in an oven, for overhead there lours only a small, flat patch of dull, drab - tinted sky, and on three sides of the yard rise high grey walls, with, on the fourth, the entrance-gates, topped by a sort of look-out post.

    Through Russia

  • O'er my path, as yon storm-cloud that lours on the lea,

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV. The Songs of Scotland of the Past Half Century

  • In this stone-paved yard the air is as hot as in an oven, for overhead there lours only a small, flat patch of dull, drab-tinted sky, and on three sides of the yard rise high grey walls, with, on the fourth, the entrance-gates, topped by a sort of look-out post.

    Through Russia

  • He has a poetic touch for landscape and a tender, pathetic sense of the tears in mortal things which make him akin to Virgil in literature, for over the languorous and swooning air and sun-steeped glades the coming tempest lours.

    The Story of Paris

  • If fortune lours to-day, she may smile to-morrow; and when she lavishes her gifts upon you, cherish an humble heart, and so fortify yourself against her caprice.

    Horace

  • A clause in the preamble of this act bears a significantly Erastian complexion: _come seinte Eglise estoit founde en estat de prelacie deins le royaulme Dengleterre par le dit Roi et ses progenitours, et countes, barons, et nobles de ce Royaulme et lours ancestres, pour eux et le poeple enfourmer de la lei Dieu.

    The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)

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