Nor was there in this her conclusion anything of chagrin, or pettish self-humiliation.
She threw it down upon the table with a pettish gesture that was wholly feminine.
“But you know I go to sleep when I am rocking,” said Tessa, in pettish remonstrance.
Now, Margaret, do not be pettish, and deny yourself what you know you like best.
Mr. Haydon affected not to see the pettish ...