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  • n  a fussy and eccentric disposition

  • While other polls are not so dire for Labour, its canvassers are greeted with enough grumpiness to worry that millions of their backers will stay home.
  • Ordinary grumpiness has been marginalized by blatant moodism, symptomized, pathologized, made to seem like a bad thing.
  • Shocked into a state of profound grumpiness were the well-heeled members of the Bond Club of New York a month ago when SECommissioner William Orville ("Bill") Douglas in the .
News & Articles

  • What to watch: Broncos-49ers
    The Broncos have given the requisite it-will-be-good-to-hit-somebody-else nuggets this week as the usual on-field grumpiness that comes with the third week of training camp has arrived. But as they head into tonight's preseason opener in San Francisco here are a few things of note: Position battles The most heated in a starting lineup that is already largely spoken for are at running back ...
    Aug. 8, 2013 - ESPN Blogs
Quotes

  • Phil Vickery in Stuff.co.nz
    We'll look back on this two or three years from now, we'll say this was the year that this was resolved - not without some grumpiness, you know, some difficulty, but we will have resolved it and we can move on to the more important issues, quite... Jim Flaherty http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Flaherty&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGVRp6_o3FeJwgoHTsZUE8FyA3qoQ 940 News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.940news.com/nouvelles.php%3Fcat%3D23%26id%3D61955&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF0r86YVhVjnB485jZW_qWOeRUT5Q Jun 19, 2006 44152 60425 grumpiness We all have to buy into what we're doing," said Vickery, a key figure in the win in Sydney four years ago. "The ultimate success of the '03 team was just through sheer grumpiness of a group of players who just refused to give up, and ground...
  • Hal Holbrook in Los Angeles Times
    Abner has a code of honor and a code of behavior, which has been violated and has made him angry,Holbrook explains. "The side you see of the man in the film is mostly a man filled with anger and grumpiness. He's on a mission of survival."

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