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The question was put rather testily and caused the other to shift uncomfortably before making answer.

All the more reason why you should begin to think of settling down, replied his father testily.

"Oh, it wouldn't do for me to enter into particulars with you," replied Digby, rather testily.

"If you want to put everything in the most disagreeable way you can—yes," admitted Chester testily.

"You might just as well advise me to set up a carriage and pair," answered John, somewhat testily.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to testily, such as: bitterly, fiercely, furiously, heatedly, hotly, and indignantly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.