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petulant
used in The Lovely Bones

3 uses
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Definition
unreasonably annoyed or upset

or:

easily annoyed or upset
  • "Don't be petulant," my father said.
    Chapter Thirteen (33% in)
petulant = unreasonably annoyed or upset
  • She was being what my father called "petulant," as in, "Susie, don't speak to me in that petulant tone."
    Chapter Two (79% in)
  • She was being what my father called "petulant," as in, "Susie, don't speak to me in that petulant tone."
    Chapter Two (79% in)

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