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1(person) de mal genio(person) irascible formal(frown) de niño caprichosohe became petulant because he couldn't get his way — se enfurruñó porque no se pudo salir con la suya
- His reputation is that he's only interested in winning and that he's a petulant loser.
- I cycled off, leaving him to glower after me like a petulant teenager.
- Though personally brave, he was petulant and totally lacking in judgement - a mere shooting star.
- The film reveals him as a petulant child, given absolute authority!
- It's all because I am consumed by trying to make it work right away, like some petulant child.
- Sometimes she reminds me of a petulant child holding its breath to get its way.
- By midnight, he was pouting like a petulant kid being kept after school.
- He was petulant all day and was earlier booked for mouthing-off at the referee.
- I can also become unpleasant and then behave like a petulant child.
- At the same time, he was given to sobbing and rages like a petulant child.
- They can simultaneously be revered as heroes on the park and behave like petulant children in the street.
- This all makes for incredibly depressing viewing, not helped by Pfeiffer's petulant, sulky, scowling presence.
- But now he was behaving like a petulant child and she simply could not imagine what had gotten into him.
- Like a petulant child you indulged your temper, but you did so using that most dangerous of weapons, a car.
- They were so refreshing compared to the petulant teenagers she was around all morning.
- Iaina pouted, resembling a petulant child instead of the full grown woman she was.
- After all, she is a teenage girl and they tend to be somewhat melodramatic, whiny and petulant.
- Mattie had come in like some petulant kid and thrown himself in a corner.
- He had his arms folded and was sneering like a petulant brat.
- She's as assertive and capable as he is petulant and out of his element.
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