pettish

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And he pettishly pushed away his plate, and leant back despairingly in his chair.
It is unaccountable that Asa should choose to be out of the way at such a time as this," Esther pettishly observed.
Ned was offended and turned to Sallie for consolation, saying to her rather pettishly, "There isn't a bit of flirt in that girl, is there?
and then she pettishly told him that she must wait till her return to York when she could have it from a circulating Library; for she never bought books unread