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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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petulant
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • A gentleman entered, with a pleasant, cultured face, high-nosed and pale, with something perhaps of petulance about the mouth, and with the steady, well-opened eye of a man whose pleasant lot it had ever been to command and to be obeyed.

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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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