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peevish
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Crime and Punishment
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  • "You won’t lose Katerina Ivanovna, you may be sure, she’ll come to you herself since she has run out," he added peevishly.
  • His face wore that perpetual look of peevish dejection, which is so sourly printed on all faces of Jewish race without exception.

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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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