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Related to snippiness: inconvenient, undeterred, broke down, lankier
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The eventual anxiety of waiting for rescue is tempered by the detoxing of one character, the search for food and water, and the snippiness of several characters.
Edited by Zeid Nasser By Rob PegoraroThe Microsoft-Yahoo soap opera seems to have reached its last episode: After months of squabbling and snippiness, last weekend Microsoft yanked back its purchase offer, ending its bid to buy Yahoo.
Rudd makes not-so-quiet desperation even more affecting here than he did in "The Oh in Ohio," while Mann subtly reveals the aching dissatisfaction beneath Debbie's toxic snippiness.
As the authors' early "students of English Literature" comments indicate, there is a generally sublimated snippiness to the tone of the Handbook, a snippiness that can bubble into explicit carping about "very scholarly but untheatrical approach[es]" to drama (19).
As a result, there's more than the usual amount of snippiness when one talks about the other.