fretful

[ fret-fuhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF fretful

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRETFUL

Not of age—merely of time; for here was no senility, no quavering or fretful lines.

An' Josh he got kind o' fretful to her, an' she to him, an' 'Mandy was all honey an' cream.

But she hardly ever looked in his direction, and when she spoke to him it was in a cold or fretful voice.

"Go on, please," said Kate in a fretful whisper, and she tugged at Pete's sleeve.

The women moistened its lips with barley-water, and hushed its fretful whimper.

Sometimes she was fretful and peevish, and sometimes hopelessly dejected and sad.

They were not downhearted, nor anxious, nor fretful for all this; far from it.

In a fretful tone he declared that there was no such thing as conscience.

In another was the widow, overcome by watching and fretful anxiety.

You're quarrelling just because you're sick and tired and cold and fretful!

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