Thesaurus / asperity

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"Decima is sure to be at some work or other for Jan," was the answer, the asperity of Lady Verner's tone not decreasing.

Verner's PrideMrs. Henry Wood

This consciousness mingled an ingredient of asperity with their genuine pity for May.

QuisantAnthony Hope

"It is unseemly to go about on a night like this without a lantern," he said with asperity.

Helmet of NavarreBertha Runkle

"It's one of Madam's cast-offs, I expect," said Mrs. Hopkins, with some asperity of manner.

"I was talking neither mechanics nor religion," affirmed the Bride, with the faintest possible tinge of asperity.

Rainy WeekEleanor Hallowell Abbott

"Now, that will do, Mr. Atkins," he observed with some asperity.

Bat Wing BowlesDane Coolidge

Miss Carrington heard the bustle in the class, so she sat up and looked out over the room with asperity.

That undercurrent of asperity is less noticeable here than in many towns of the peninsula.

AloneNorman Douglas

She looked down from her perch like a hen from a ladder, and laid down the law to David with seriousness and asperity.

"You ought to know," asserted Miss Margery, with some asperity.

The PriceFrancis Lynde

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