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feeling or exhibiting nervous tension

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impatient especially under restriction or delay

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And, take note, that all my life she held a document over me, the IOU for thirty thousand roubles, so if I were to elect to be restive about anything I should be trapped at once
QUETTA -- Militants attacked a Nato tanker and killed its driver and injured two others in Balochistan's restive Khuzdar district on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD -- At one end confidence-building measures are the need of the hour to bring lasting peace in the restive Balochistan, while on the other end a scuffle between the Pakistan Army netball team and Balochistan team was not a good thing to happen during the National Games.
Damascus, July 11 (Xinhua-ANI): The National Reconciliation Body, comprising Muslim and Christian clergymen, has succeeded in evacuating 24 civilians from restive neighborhoods of the central province of Homs Tuesday, the pro-government al-Watan daily said Wednesday.
Summary: A senior United States official said Thursday that Lebanon needed to address the needs of Syrian and other Arab refugees who have fled restive states.
27, 2010, SPA -- A police officer and a soldier have been killed by gunmen in Russia&'s restive southern province of Dagestan, officials said Saturday.
Two bombers were killed by their own bomb in the increasingly restive southern province of Zabul, an official said on Saturday.
URUMQI - Police have arrested 1,434 people in connection with Sunday's riot in Urumqi, the capital of China's restive Xinjiang region, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday, citing official sources.
After Berisha came to power, the State Department supported him as a helpful ally in containing the potentially explosive tensions in Kosovo, the region in Serbia where restive ethnic Albanians far outnumber Serbs.
Summary: Jeddah: Saudi Arabia has sentenced seven activists from its restive Eastern Province to prison terms .
PESHAWAR -- At least 148 security check-posts have been dismantled in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after improvement of security situation in the restive province.
NEW YORK -- Committed Pakistani jihadists with ties to Afghan militants have replaced the slain top al-Qaida leaders killed by US drones in the country's restive tribal region, which analysts fear could plunge into "deeper chaos" after American troops leave neighbouring Afghanistan in 2014, American media reported on Monday.
Summary: A new mass grave containing 29 bodies has been found in a restive suburb of Ivory Coast's commercial capital, said a resident who said the victims were killed in the aftermath of the presidential standoff.
Summary: PATTANI, Thailand, Jul 15, SPA -- Thailand&'s military says a suspected insurgent was killed and another turned himself in during a raid in the country&'s restive south, according to AP.
Soon after the news briefing, hundreds of residents of the restive district took to the streets and brought the bodies of victims to the district centre and later to the provincial capital.