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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • "I don’t want a life-sized portrait of myself," answered the lad, swinging round on the music-stool, in a wilful, petulant manner.
  • "No, no," he cried, petulantly.
  • "What is it all about?" cried Dorian, in his petulant way, flinging himself down on the sofa.

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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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