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  • She often chose this task, in which she found some pleasure, notwithstanding the old man’s testiness whenever he demanded her attentions.
  • "I don’t know about mercy," said Mr. Vincy, testily.

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  • She gets a little testy when she hasn’t had enough sleep.
  • Anybody who comes here ends up getting . . . testy.
    Edward Albee  --  Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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