Thesaurus / querulous
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When the feeble, querulous mother died, Romarino was fifteen years of age.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
But, though Portland was an unreasonable and querulous friend, he was a most faithful and zealous minister.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
This consists in extending the suffrage among the querulous and suffering part of the people.
The human sweetness in him was half dried up, and a misanthropy, so new and alien to him, made him querulous and captious.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
Mrs Beazeley, the housekeeper, has become inert and querulous from rheumatism and the burden of added years.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
Pitt became querulous and unreasonable, and in April violently attacked the ministers, specially excepting Grafton and Conway.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Mrs. Walbridge loved her grandson; but he was a querulous, spoilt child, and at the best of times his presence was upsetting.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
The latter snapped pudgy fingers at the querulous Mr. Mitchell by virtue of his powerful partner.
By the laws of decorum, for instance, old men should be querulous and young boys given to sudden anger.
RHETORIC AND POETRY IN THE RENAISSANCEDONALD LEMEN CLARK
I have also heard from James; he too, talks of success, but in a querulous strain.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
WORDS RELATED TO QUERULOUS
- out of sorts
- bundle of nerves
- wired up
- wound up
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