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  • His petulant, sleep-swollen face was set in harder lines.
  • Even Babbitt’s friend, Clarence Drum the shoe merchant—a round and merry man who told stories at the Athletic Club, and who strangely resembled a Victorian pug-dog—was to be seen as a waddling but ferocious captain, with his belt tight about his comfortable little belly, and his round little mouth petulant as he piped to chattering groups on corners.

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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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