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"It is very tiresome," said Ethel, nearly convinced, but in a slightly petulant voice.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Now there was something half tired, half petulant, and wholly puzzled about her face as she swept into the room.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
They are petulant, capricious, and despite their apparent energy they accomplish nothing.
With a noisy, petulant fluttering of foliage the bushes sprang back to their former position.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
He noted, too, that her gorgeous ash-blond hair had been carefully "done," piled in high masses above her petulant face.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
My brother's fears were that the Opposition might be petulant.
A petulant cry from Molly expressed her own desires exactly.
DOROTHY'S TRAVELSEVELYN RAYMOND
There are moments when the modern student of Vedic myths is inclined to echo this petulant complaint.
The Grecians, says Casaubon, had formerly done the same, in the persons of their petulant Satyrs.
In spite of Pellett's petulant protest, he would take none himself.

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