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petulant
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Catch-22
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  • ’I haven’t the time,’ Lieutenant Scheisskopf would grumble petulantly.
  • ’That was your idea,’ Colonel Cathcart accused him Petulantly.
  • ’But they’re getting all the fame and opportunity,’ Milo persisted with a petulance that bordered on sniveling.
  • Dunbar demanded petulantly of the doctors.
  • Colonel Scheisskopf demanded petulantly.
  • The officer stamped his foot petulantly, turning weak with frustration.
  • ’These are very critical times,’ Colonel Cathcart asserted petulantly from a far corner of the office, paying no attention to Colonel Korn.

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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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