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I generally prefer synthetic leather ear cup padding, as it’s less scratchy, but the fabric doesn’t only start to feel irksome when you’re sitting in a hot room, which is better than most.
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The idea that planets have to clear their orbits is particularly irksome, he says.
THE DEFINITION OF PLANET IS STILL A SORE POINT – ESPECIALLY AMONG PLUTO FANSLISA GROSSMANAUGUST 24, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
That irksome window you can’t open because it has a ripped screen.
HOW TO TACKLE THE HOME MAINTENANCE TO-DO LIST YOU IGNORED DURING THE PANDEMICJURA KONCIUSJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
THE NEED FOR “WOMEN SUPPORTING WOMEN” SHOWS THE PROBLEM WITH THE “BOYS’ CLUB” IN INDIAN OFFICESVIKAS BANSALMARCH 8, 2021QUARTZ
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.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
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.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
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