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The waspish little mutiny was so amusing that Si had to smile in spite of himself.

One must have the wit 'from such a sharp and waspish word as No to pluck the sting.'

When people made him angry he retorted to them with waspish sarcasms.

Though he is crabbed, too; rather crabbed and waspish, when he i'n't pleased.

She said, "I think her a sullen girl; she always looks so sour and waspish."

After, dull booming of distant artillery, or waspish whinings of kettledrums.

When a man is touchy and waspish, he is always looking out for, and catching at, occasions of offence.

Her cutaway coat was buttoned tightly over a manly bosom, and her waist was not waspish.

Two others followed in sharp succession, and there went close by Mary's ear the waspish whine of a minie-ball.

Thus she carried within herself the magic that drew from waspish circumstance its sharpest sting.

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