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Example sentences for peevish

The movie has the metabolism, logic and attention span of a peevish 6-year-old.
While he can be peevish and even mean, he is also frequently funny and generous.
Martin isn't a very likable character—he's peevish, disdainful and annoyingly self-important.
Your reply is very peevish and puerile.
Bad smells have nowhere to go when the mercury plummets; they end up circling your airspace, growing peevish and multiplying.
The impending merger promises to end a history of peevish spats over campus buildings and competing fund-raising campaigns.
Bowel pains can make people peevish.
Not perfect, by any means: I found the prime minister a little peevish, and his opponent slightly hectoring.
One is peevish, if one can't have one's proper rest.
That will make you seem weak and peevish.
But he has matured and hardly resembles the peevish guttersnipe of the opening pages.
It also shows him, as he ages, becoming increasingly peevish.

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