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  • Must he wear out all his years at the side of a bitter querulous woman?
  • On our right a line of light marked the door of the room which had sent its ray across the night; and behind the door I heard a woman’s voice droning querulously.
  • THE QUERULOUS DRONE ceased as I entered Frome’s kitchen, and of the two women sitting there I could not tell which had been the speaker.
  • She sat opposite the window, and the pale light reflected from the banks of snow made her face look more than usually drawn and bloodless, sharpened the three parallel creases between ear and cheek, and drew querulous lines from her thin nose to the corners of her mouth.

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  • He said it in a slightly querulous tone.
  • The child is spoiled and a bit querulous.

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