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peevish
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Twelfth Night
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  • Come, sir, you peevishly threw it to her; and her will is it should be so returned.
  • Run after that same peevish messenger, The county’s man: he left this ring behind him, Would I or not; tell him I’ll none of it.

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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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