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cantankerous
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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tending to be grumpy, argumentative, and uncooperative
  • Grandmother did not see fit to do a damn thing, but she enjoyed Dan's efforts to cajole her out of her veteran, antisocial cantankerousness, and she agreed to attend the play; as for the cast party, she would see how she felt after the performance.
    p. 238.9

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