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The Merry Wives of Windsor
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peevish
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The Merry Wives of Windsor
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  • ] An honest, willing, kind fellow, as ever servant shall come in house withal; and, I warrant you, no tell-tale nor no breed-bate; his worst fault is that he is given to prayer; he is something peevish that way; but nobody but has his fault; but let that pass.

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  • "She’s an emu-raffe, which is a bit like a donkey and a giraffe put together, only with fewer legs and a peevish temper.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • The cold seemed to rouse her a little and she looked around peevishly, shivering.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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