"I know, I know," Her Majesty said with a trace of testiness.
"And they ferret out everything," said Herbert with some testiness.
"Hear me patiently, your majesty," said De Montfort, alarmed at William's testiness.
As she lit his candle he chided her with the touch of testiness which had ceased to frighten her.
He was angry at the disparagement of his Pastorals, and because he himself was testy, he ridiculed the testiness of his critic.
At every command he utters they hasten to obey, fearing his testiness, and when he roars out at them they shake in their boots.
His testiness of manner and severity were well-known to them; to use Jim Coles words: They hated the sight of him.
The major was considerably puzzled by his entertainer's preoccupation and testiness.
At this time, Vasantaka, in testiness of temper, raises a false alarm by proclaiming that the queen is approaching.
The spectacle of her misery only added, somehow, to the wrath and testiness of the young man.