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  • Well, then, it won't do for you to come and be pettish here because you have seen a man in my box.

    Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils
  • This morning angry a little in the morning, and my house being so much out of order makes me a little pettish.

  • His tone was pettish and he stooped down and began to toss splinters and broken boards upon the woodpile.

    The Landloper | Holman Day

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