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petulant
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War and Peace
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  • I won’t hear it spoken of," said the princess in the same petulantly playful tone in which she had spoken to Hippolyte in the drawing room and which was so plainly ill-suited to the family circle of which Pierre was almost a member.

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  • She stomped her foot like a petulant child.
  • She is petulant by nature and was clearly insulted by the question.

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