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Scientists would leave the kids alone with the single marshmallow for 15 minutes, promising to double the prize as soon as they returned, and the question was whether the wee subjects would get impatient and scarf down the initial treat.
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Founded by Brit James Dyson in 1978, the Dyson bagless vacuum was born after the inventor grew impatient with the clogging bags of his regular vacuum.
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It ultimately took three weeks of haggling, hours of phone calls and a lot of “impatient” moments “for us to get things in place,” she said.
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The owners were impatient with the city’s struggles to buy the building.
HOW A VOLUNTEER HELPED GET THE CITY INTO ITS BIGGEST REAL ESTATE DEBACLELISA HALVERSTADTJANUARY 29, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
People are in the streets because they are impatient now with change.
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He stared at his men, astonished and impatient at this strange disobedience.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The carriage, waiting to convey them away, was already at the door, the impatient horses pawing the ground.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
An impatient pupil who never learns anything thoroughly often disregards the rule about silent consonants.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The socialist reads such criticism as the above with impatient approval.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He would at once become stubborn and ugly, because he is not used to our quick, nervous, impatient ways.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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