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  • He had a small, petulant mouth, and thin hair clinging to a bald forehead.
  • Her mouth was a tight little crescent, the petulant mouth of a child demanding adulation-on the spreading, pallid face of a woman past fifty.
  • A woman shrieked suddenly, with the demanding petulance of hysteria, "What are we going to do?"
  • His lower lip was a petulant bulb and the pale, brownish pupils of his eyes looked like the yolks of eggs smeared under the not fully translucent whites.
  • Philip’s mouth swelled petulantly; he did not answer; he waited; Rearden let him wait.
  • With a look of stubborn bewilderment, with the last of her effort at self-deceit, she moaned in a voice of tearfully petulant reproach, "Are you really incapable of forgiveness?"
  • Wesley Mouch seemed afraid to address him; Mouch’s face assumed an expression of petulant stubbornness, like a signal of command pushing the others forward; whatever their qualifications to dispose of the fate of the steel industry, they had been brought here to act as Mouch’s conversational bodyguards.
  • Their expressions ranged from blank apathy to the relieved look of cheats who had believed that the game could end no other way and were making no effort to contest it or regret it-to the petulant blindness of Lawson, who refused to be conscious of anything-to the peculiar intensity of Jim, whose face suggested a secret smile.
  • Dagny, why don’t you sit in the chair as one is supposed to?" he said at last; his voice was petulant.
  • Wesley Mouch glanced down at his sheet of paper, then said in a petulant tone of voice, "If you want me to go ahead, you’ll have to declare a state of total emergency.
  • How could he?" a woman was demanding with petulant terror.

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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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