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pe chuh luhns

  • n  an irritable petulant feeling

  • We know what it was like to see Leslieto sense his charm, his pretty petulance and his dangerbut not what it was like to be Leslie.
  • But never was Bush's adolescent petulance more obvious than in his decision to ignore the Baker-Hamilton report and move in the exact opposite direction: adding troops and .
  • After seven long months, what we got was four minutes of petulance and prevarication.
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  • Filner veto is petulant and dishonest
    The mayor has added dishonesty to his usual bullying and petulance.
    July 24, 2013 - U-T San Diego
  • The Lies Americans Were Sold In 2012 Exploding In 2013
    Nakedly exposed as fabrications today are so many statements and promises from the president and his campaign in 2012. That is not to say that these comments were never parsed by a handful of bright reporters and commentators at the time; they were. But the president was rarely called out for his misstatements, exaggerations, or sheer petulance masquerading as guile. Where was the mainstream ...
    July 24, 2013 - Mediaite

  • Ralph Goodale in 940 News
    This would clearly poison the well,said Ralph Goodale, a former federal finance minister in Paul Martin's Liberal government. "You would hope they would rise above personalities and the petulance, but it could be that Mr. Flaherty has gone...
  • Sylvester Stallone in Dallas Morning News
    Today's athletes are the new movie stars,Mr. Stallone says. "They have the agents. They have the money. They play for so many different teams, it's like casting different films and roles. There's the petulance and everything else. Sports...
  • Henri Camara in
    It is not normally in my character to show petulance, and this is the first time I reacted like that to being substituted,said Camara on "I live to score goals and when I don't, I get frustrated. But the manager was...

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