Thesaurus / ireful
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
If you can Bear this with patience, we must say you have not The bitterness of spleen, or ireful passions Familiar to women.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
He still made a jest of her remonstrance, trying the temper of the animal, and rejoicing in its dark flushes of ireful vigour.
THE SHAVING OF SHAGPAT, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
There was the ireful consciousness that the narrow-gauge folks were giving him a raw deal on that dynamite matter.
JOAN OF ARC OF THE NORTH WOODSHOLMAN DAY
Fascination is never so imperial as when, roused and half ireful, she threatens transformation to fierceness.
The maid retired, and the young man came in looking both ireful and stern.
BEHIND A MASK, OR A WOMAN'S POWERA. M. BARNARD
Her ireful words he had borne with outward calm; he had learned they were borne more easily, if borne calmly.
THE WALKING DELEGATELEROY SCOTT
Finding that I was kicking against the pricks, I made my bow, and went home again in a very ireful mood.
THE BUSHMANEDWARD WILSON LANDOR
He sprang up again and turned his ireful face to where, in the crowd, sat the old politician.
COUNSEL FOR THE DEFENSELEROY SCOTT
As she paces to and fro the ugly din fades out of her ears and the ireful red out of her cheeks.
DOCTOR CUPIDRHODA BROUGHTON
“There you have it, John,” he snarled, more ireful as a champion than the unhappy principal.
KING SPRUCE, A NOVELHOLMAN DAY
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