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Gone with the Wind
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petulant
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Gone with the Wind
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  • "But the war will be over then!" he cried petulantly, pulling away from her.
  • For a fleeting instant she saw Melanie’s incredulous face, the look on the chaperons’ faces, the petulant girls, the enthusiastic approval of the soldiers.
  • "I don’t see why you’re so much nicer to her than to me," said Scarlett petulantly, one afternoon when Melanie and Pitty had retired to take their naps and she was alone with him.
  • She drank until Prissy’s petulant: "Well, Ah’s thusty, too, Miss Scarlett," made her recall the needs of the others.

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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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