petulant


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"Well, I despise you." If she had even said `I hate you' in a petulant or coquettish tone, he would have laughed and rather liked it, but the grave, almost sad, accent in her voice made him open his eyes, and ask quickly...
Besides these, there was a general rush from Richard’s kennel, accompanied with every canine tone from the howl of the wolf-dog to the petulant bark of the terrier.
"It was to him I was to tell it," he repeated, with the petulant obstinacy of a very old man.
That through the utmost depths of poverty and affliction she had toiled, never turning aside for an instant from her task, never wearied by the petulant gloom of a sick man sustained by no consoling recollections of the past or hopes of the future; never repining for the comforts she had rejected, or bewailing the hard lot she had voluntarily incurred.
W.; not as I do.' With those submissive words, the dutiful wife preceded him down a few stairs to a little basement front room, half kitchen, half parlour, where a girl of about nineteen, with an exceedingly pretty figure and face, but with an impatient and petulant expression both in her face and in her shoulders (which in her sex and at her age are very expressive of discontent), sat playing draughts with a younger girl, who was the youngest of the House of Wilfer.
The thing had been remarked with petulant jealousy by his wife, and she regarded her husband's absorbing devotion to the child with suspicion and dislike; all that was given to her seemed so much taken from herself.
I set the extinguisher on the flame, receiving as I did so a slap on my hand and a petulant 'cross thing!' I then quitted her again, and she drew the bolt in one of her worst, most peevish humours.
PROOF, if it were needed, that Peaches Geld of is a spoilt, petulant, whingeing, fame-hungry - oh, you get the drift.
There was none of the petulant and loutish behaviour we've often seen from our football teams and their fans.
Why would she want to deal with another whingeing, petulant, foot-stomping child?
I'M no Manchester United fan and like most people I was annoyed when David Beckham's petulant retaliation in the 1998 World Cup Finals earned him a red card and England an early exit.
"In the past any form of kicking before was automatically three months but I think they (GAA) were aware they needed to differentiate between a petulant kick and a deliberate kick.
PREDICTABLY, petulant Prince Philip has once again embarked on his favourite sport - Fergie-baiting.
PORTUGAL winker Cristiano Ronaldo cries like a petulant little boy as his team crashes out of the World Cup last night.
The petulant Lord Steel insists no one is told anything before it is announced in his chamber.