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(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

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Reg's actions could not be crankier than going before the Hutton inquiry and failing to retract a claim that WMD could be used within 45 minutes - while you know it to be dubious.
Its lack of air conditioning primed those of us who taught there for steamy afternoons and for students crankier than the crank-roll windows we wrestled with each morning.
Losing his eyesight, he dictates ever crankier letters to popes and kings through his faithful secretary at the mission.
"Stu" just got his coffee and sat down to read the paper, just a smidgen crankier than usual.
Quite simply, Bennett couldn't bear to see this middle-class human scarecrow being hounded, so, without trying to change her lifestyle at all, he accommodated both her cranky vehicle and her even crankier personality.
Grafts (#1), 1993, has a crankier and grittier atmosphere.
On the other hand, these newborns did not appear crankier or more difficult to handle than infants born to the more laid-back, Type B mothers, Parker says.
"England's defeat means nothing to us other than it puts us on notice that they will be a little bit crankier and more on edge."
Astrid said: "I don't think it's affected me in that way but I'm probably crankier due to sleepiness.
Which is probably why old Toby appeared at the surgery last week, feeling crankier than normal and with a large bulge on his side.
At 30, I'm crankier and there are certain aspects of having this success that are aggravating to me.