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used in This Side of Paradise

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easily irritated or annoyed
  • "Isabelle," he began rather testily, as they arranged themselves in the car, bound for a dance at the Greenwich Country Club, "you're angry, and I'll be, too, in a minute.
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (4% in)
  • Because there's lots of work," he continued rather testily.
    2.5 — The Egotist Becomes a Personage (50% in)

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