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fractious
used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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fractious
Used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • She had always been too hard on me, she had at last seen the error of her fractious ways, she was sorry and too stubborn to say so.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • The fractious members are trying to agree on a policy.

  • a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness

  • The baby`s awful fractious, and I`m clean worn out attending to him.
    Montgomery, Lucy Maud  --  Anne Of Green Gables

  • She fractious, you know.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple

  • It was the same thing Tom had done when he rode a drunken cowboy`s fractious horse in the dusty street of Bayfield to win a dollar.
    Hal Borland  --  When the Legends Die

  • Five or six more men left the porch and surrounded the fractious beast, goosing him in the sides and making him show his temper.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
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