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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 how froward, how hasty, how peevish, and self-resolved are the generality of professors at this day!The Heavenly Footman|John Bunyan
He reddens, and gives me a peevish answer; and I then, and not before, recollect how very impertinent the question is.The History of Emily Montague|Frances Brooke
Jackson grabbed a can of corn as it jarred off the shelf behind him and directed a pleasing phrase after the peevish Barr.Bar-20 Days|Clarence E. Mulford
Now, Duke can be ever so snappish and peevish; I'm not half so much afraid for him.Magnum Bonum|Charlotte M. Yonge
The peevish and the irritable are the enemies of peace in this world.Out of the Hurly-Burly|Charles Heber Clark