Sentence Examples


  • Sometimes there are peevish voices in the craft world demanding respect from the contemporary art world.
  • Member for North-East Hertfordshire experienced halfway through his speech, when he became peevish about proportional representation.
  • I think they must have been given to feeble remonstrance, getting more and more peevish as it became more and more ineffectual.
  • It is better to be beggared out of hand by a scapegrace nephew, than daily hag-ridden by a peevish uncle.
  • Her affection tired very soon, however, and when she grew peevish, Hindley became tyrannical.

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