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restive
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War and Peace
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  • As often happens, the horses of a convoy wagon became restive at the end of the bridge, and the whole crowd had to wait.
  • Rostov’s horse was also getting restive: it pawed the frozen ground, pricking its ears at the noise and looking at the lights.
  • He gave an angry thrust to his horse, which had grown restive under him, and plunged into the water, heading for the deepest part where the current was swift.

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  • Employees became restive as management grew increasingly more demanding.
  • She grew restive during the discussion and finally began to collect her things to leave.

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