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pee vish

  • s  easily irritated or annoyed

  • Substance: B Style: B Offense: B Defense: B Overall grade: B Subdued and secure, but often peevish and cross, seemingly fed up with Clinton's fight and .
  • Unrattled by frequent McCain attacks but a little peevish in addressing the allegations tossed his way.
  • Defense: Unrattled by frequent McCain attacks, but a little peevish in addressing the allegations tossed his way.
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  • Run for cover
    I thought I had more time to shop for a certain inescapable celeb’s bundle of joy, but lo! Little Kredenza has arrived. “It’s Kaidence, Madame,” noted my butler Peevish. “It can’t be,” I answered.
    June 20, 2013 - Boston Herald

  • Philip Pullman in BBC News
    But Pullman said the Narnia books contained "a peevish blend of racist, misogynistic and reactionary prejudice" and "not a trace" of Christian charity.
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in Trinidad & Tobago Express
    And Clinton backers in Congress wrote bitterly to NARAL: "We are stunned and deeply disappointed On the heels of Hillary's extraordinary victory in West Virginia last night, your action is counterproductive to Democratic unity.' The peevish threat...
  • Mahmoud Zahar in Xinhua
    Hamas exerts its utmost effort to end the peevish rift which has divided the Palestinian family and destroyed the Palestinian society,said al-Zahar, adding that the five dialogue committees had achieved some progress.

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