His voice carried with a minimum of vitality, as though he had come over to speak to Lane out of boredom or restiveness, not for any sort of human discourse.
She straightened her back restively.
But he got up from the piano bench too restively for it to have been a real gesture of dismissal.
He relit his cigar, then hunched forward, restively, both arms on the cherrywood surface.
In general, listeners were divided into two, curiously restive camps: those who held that the Glasses were a bunch of insufferably "superior" little bastards that should have been drowned or gassed at birth, and those who held that they were bona-fide underage wits and savants, of an uncommon, if unenviable, order.
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Employees became restive as management grew increasingly more demanding.
She grew restive during the discussion and finally began to collect her things to leave.