Testily he made room for himself beside long John Fanning’s flank and passed in and up the stairs.
The young sparks, it is true, were as full of extravagancies as overgrown children: the words of their tumultuary discussions were difficultly understood and not often nice: their testiness and outrageous mots were such that his intellects resiled from: nor were they scrupulously sensible of the proprieties though their fund of strong animal spirits spoke in their behalf.
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She gets a little testy when she hasn’t had enough sleep.
Anybody who comes here ends up getting . . . testy.