Milagros did not heed his words; she danced with her skirt gathered in one hand, answering him in peevish monosyllables.
Besides, virginity is peevish, proud, idle, made of self-love, which is the most inhibited sin in the canon.
But our peevish qualifications somehow interrupt our line of thought.
From the bedroom came the sound of old Mr. Humbert's peevish weeping.
Miriam entered with several parcels in a net, and a peevish expression.
She was a suspicious woman-one of her many peevish traits.
And all of them are peevish, whingeing statements of the obvious, not one of which is bold enough to get to the heart of the matter.
Because that is a peevish gash.
It also reeked of the European Union's peevish realization that its inability to get its act together on contentious issues was likely to place it firmly on the sidelines.
It was already done at 12 and little peevish cry of all forces.
easily irritated or annoyed: peckish, nettlesome, testy, tetchy, petulant, cranky, techy, ill-natured, fractious, irritable, scratchy, pettish