Correy mooned around the Arpan sub-base like a fractious child.
His voice had a fractious tone, as if he combated an unseen tyrant.
I'll break you to pieces, James H., if you are fractious; and I've got the weapons to do it with.
You are old enough to know better, and yet you behave like a fractious child.
There's a tray for each, of course; but a ball dress is such a fractious thing.
Here, too, is where the fractious cadets are placed in durance.
Noel and I will soon be good friends; it is only the fever makes him fractious.
She felt like a fractious child, out of sorts, out of gear, out of temper.
They had not bread to quiet the fractious hunger cries of their children.
The wives to be left here are becoming disconsolate and fractious.