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The young people in Girls are miserable, peevish, depressed, hate their bodies, themselves, their life, and each other.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Impatient and dismissive, punctuated by forced, faked little laughs and peevish demands for more airtime.
But under questioning, he continued to look peevish and evasive, and in denial about the judgment problems being exposed.
He that refused a pipe in company was accounted peevish and unsociable.
Outside the coach his voice still urged her, and it grew peevish and angry, as was usual when he was crossed.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
"Men style the peevish resentment such dispositions exhibit, 'honor,'" returned Charley, with a half bitter emphasis.Alone|Marion Harland
I wish to know if Mr Lyson since his return to his native country, continues in his peevish cross temper.Baron d'Holbach|Max Pearson Cushing
We were whimpering and peevish; we were wracked with pain and weary of mind, but that nurse never failed to smile.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat