Thesaurus / petulantFEEDBACK
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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.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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.
MEMOIRS OF THE COURTS AND CABINETS OF GEORGE THE THIRDTHE DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM AND CHANDOS
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.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
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.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
WORDS RELATED TO PETULANT
- put out
- easily offended
- out of humor
- down in the dumps
- down in the mouth
- in a huff
- in the doldrums
- out of sorts
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