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peevish
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Catch-22
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  • She frowned peevishly, her pride wounded.
  • ’I wish you’d stop picking on me about that dead man in your tent,’ he pleaded peevishly.
  • Colonel Cathcart blurted out from the corner peevishly.
  • ’All right, let the insubordinate son of a bitch go,’ General Dreedle snarled, turning bitterly away from his son-in-law and barking peevishly at Colonel Cathcart’s chauffeur and Colonel Cathcart’s meteorologist.

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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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