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petulant - vocabulary

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adjective

Showing sudden or impatient irritation, especially over something trifling; irritable, peevish, fretful, petty.

The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.

—F. Scott Fitzgerald Letter to his daughter, Frances Scott Fitzgerald, October 5, 1940

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