irritably

[ ir-i-tuh-buhl ]SEE DEFINITION OF irritably
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"I believe I spoke plainly," said the superintendent, irritably.

His mate warned him irritably away, and he curled up and slept in the entrance.

"You are certainly the most economical man I ever saw," declared the Prince, irritably.

“You indulge the children too much, Ameres,” his wife said irritably.

"Then you will never marry a foreign husband," returned the sculptor, irritably.

The intercom buzzed again, and Gelsen irritably punched a button.

"I'm half inclined to leave her behind," said Lady Luce irritably.

He could not make out their purpose and irritably failed to ask.

I've a good mind not to get ready at all,' said Sarah irritably and rather foolishly.

"That kind of talk serves no good purpose," said Nuwell irritably.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French irritable and directly from Latin irritabilis "easily excited," from irritare (see irritate). Related: Irritably.

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