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However, there’s a difference between constructive complaining and irksome needling.
AM I HAVING SEX WITH A SERIAL KILLER?EUGENE ROBINSONMARCH 16, 2021OZY
As a male human resources leader, I find this statement irksome.
They had no power of attention even to a story, and the stillness was irksome to such wild colts.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
They are as impertinent as those people who stop you only to bore you; but the former are perhaps less irksome.
There is a boundary even to human patience; and now, after many days, Max Bray began to find his position very irksome.
BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Their harness is not apparently irksome to them, and is not so heavy as one sees on the Portuguese oxen, for instance.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
It then grew very irksome to him to bear his irons, and he rarely went out to walk.
If you have a passion—a mania, I call it—for travelling, if repose is so irksome to you, why don't you travel?
It was delightful at first to be secret, a whispering, warm conspiracy; then presently it became irksome and a little shameful.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The arrangement was just not too irksome to continue for two years.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON

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