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  • n  feeling easily irritated

  • Also, Administration policymakers, in a fit of touchiness about neutralist opinion, wanted to avoid any appearance of using IGY undertakings for military purposes.
  • Showing none of the pardonable touchiness with which the Chinese, at times, protest their ability to get along without foreign help after the war, the Roman Catholic Bishop and.
  • My opponent's touchiness every time he is questioned about his record should make us only more concerned.
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  • John McCain in New York Times
    Whatever the question, whatever the issue, there's always a back story with Senator Obama,Mr. McCain said, speaking in Albuquerque. "My opponent's touchiness every time he is questioned about his record should make us only more concerned."

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