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peevish
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Man And Superman
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  • He looks older; is getting prematurely bald; and, in spite of an effusion of goodnature and friendliness, is peevish and sensitive when his advances are not reciprocated.

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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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