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- A gentleman entered, with a pleasant, cultured face, high-nosed and pale, with something perhaps of petulance about the mouth, and with the steady, well-opened eye of a man whose pleasant lot it had ever been to command and to be obeyed.Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (28% in)
petulance = tendency to be unreasonably annoyed or upset
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