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It took Kieftenbeld eight seconds to leave his mark on a Forest player - a peevish tackle that might have earned him a place in the referee's notebook.
Many readers and social media commenters equated Lola's case with American slavery-a point Filipinos found peevish, citing cultural nuances.
We all know that 'mature' means on the verge of incontinence, idiocy and peevish valetudinarianism" (it means banging on about ill health).
We all know that 'mature' means on the verge of incontinence, idiocy and peevish valetudinarianism" - Broadcaster Jeremy Paxman, complaining that in some quarters the over-50s are regarded as "virtual corpses.
Globalization offers many benefits; peevish Brexiters should treat the ailments of globalization with efficient governance rather than plan its burial
In the peevish city of the Mediterranean [region], Adana, there has not been a single day in 2015 without an armed attack.
It is these characters' love that is peevish and perverse, since as Williams avers, 'Romeo's experience of love for Rosaline serves as a set of variations on a theme of perversity, .
He's been depressed and lost and, along with that, a bit peevish and rude, too.
Amna Batool, a resident of PWD colony, in a peevish mood, commented that the concerned people should have taken notice of the huge clouds of dust hovering over the bazaar due to frequent vehicular and pedestrians movement over the muddy ground.
But the rhetoric carries risks of sounding peevish and signals that a president who once ran on the promise of changing the tone in Washington has fully embraced its political combat.
Price was little more than a peevish irritant often bamboozled by Fabbrini's twisting and turning or Tesche's movement off the ball.
One minute they're racing around playing '80s pop songs, the next they're recounting the deprivations of small-town life, with Murphy springing to the top of a wardrobe to play tiny-voiced Joyce from the village shop, a peevish character not a million miles away from the Aunties of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan.