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Sample sentences for the GRE study word petulant

petulant can be used as a adj

1."What is it all about" cried Dorian in his petulant way, flinging himself down on the sofa. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.the arm with a gesture of petulant impatience, whispered the words "William Wilson" in my ear. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
3.I set the extinguisher on the flame, receiving as I did so a slap on my hand and a petulant 'cross thing. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4."Oh, I am tired of sitting, and I don't want a life-sized portrait of myself," answered the lad, swinging round on the music-stool in a wilful, petulant manner. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
5.They formed a motley and heterogeneous admixture--some petulant animosity, which was not yet hatred, some esteem, more respect, much fear, with a world of uneasy curiosity. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe

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