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  • r  in a peevish manner
  • r  in a fractious manner
    the horse was behaving fractiously and refused to jump

  • That scholar was Harry Thurston Peck, famed as a classicist, as an editor (The Bookman, The International Encyclopedia), as a fractiously brilliant historian whose Twenty Years of .
  • The fractiously seriocomic play occupying the stage of Joseph Papp's Public Theater in Manhattan is not the real thing, but Roberta Maxwell very much is.
  • Officially, Turkey is a parliamentary democracy, but the four main parties are so fractiously divided that little in the way of creative change is possible.

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