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restive
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
uneasy, impatient, and difficult to control
  • It is only when you have mastered a restive horse, or thrashed a drayman, or have got a gun in your hand, that these shy juniors feel you to be a truly admirable and enviable character.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — To Garum Firs (51% in)

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