Fretful Sentence Examples

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  • She is never fretful or irritable, and I have never seen her impatient with her playmates because they failed to understand her.

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  • A young player with a head injury may be extremely irritable or fretful or may cry constantly.

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  • Moreover, there was little for them to eat, and as the officers became hungry they became fretful.

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  • The queen was opposed to the Disestablishment of the Irish Church (1869) - the question which brought Gladstone to be premier - and though she yielded with good grace, Gladstone was fretful and astonished because she would not pretend to give a hearty assent to the measure.

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  • With friends like these, who needs Iraqi enemies or a fretful fourth estate gunning to get you?

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  • His temper and life seem to have been remarkably free from all that was jarring, jealous and fretful; unless, indeed, we are to accept as true the account of his wife's character which represents her as having been no fit mate for him, but an incorrigible shrew and skinflint.

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