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  •  "Pe - tu - lant" (2+ / 0-)
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    1. : insolent or rude in speech or behavior
    2  : characterized by temporary or capricious ill humor : peevish

    — pet·u·lant·ly adverb

    Examples of PETULANT

    Her tone was petulant and angry.

    petulant and fussy man who is always blaming everyone else for his problems

    Oxford's denial of her [Margaret Thatcher's] honorary degree in 1984 was no petulant fluke but an accurate measure of her unpopularity with the whole profession. —Harold Perkin, Times Literary Supplement, 26 June 1992

    What we call god is merely a living creature with superior technology & understanding. If their fragile egos demand prayer, they lose that superiority.

    by agnostic on Thu Jul 14, 2011 at 07:50:52 AM PDT

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