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Word: petulant

Definition: touchy; peevish; ill-tempered


Sentences Containing 'petulant'

Irene Backalenick of the "Connecticut Post" said of Williamson's performance, "Jama Williamson is just not doggy enough, playing it more like a petulant teen-ager.
Mere seconds later, as tempers flared and Sašo Udovič and Albert Nađ exchanged insults, completely rattled Mihajlović needlessly approached Udovič, giving him a slight petulant push.

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