- They were not only opinionative, peevish, covetous, morose, vain, talkative, but incapable of friendship, and dead to all natural affection, which never descended below their grandchildren.
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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.
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