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cranky

mod. irritable; fretful. Don’t be cranky. We’re almost there.
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If people are crankier they should be quitting more," says Spetz.
I sometimes ask a man if he feels crankier or more short-tempered than he used to," Morgentaler relates.
Gorge also seems to be getting crankier with age (could that be contagious?
The show could just as easily wind up being too busy with recurring characters like Laura, a single mom and ex-nurse who isn't quite as strong as she first appears; Melody, a 'just one of the guys' kinda gal in her 20s; and Don, who sounds like Hershel, if Hershel were crankier and two-legged," TVLine's Michael Ausiello teased.
A largely docile colony may swiftly grow larger than clusters with some crankier spiders, but it may also wink out when under siege.
In the Realms of the Unreal configures Darger as a kind of weirder, crankier Lewis Carroll or J.
Girls are a little tougher on mom with 52 percent claiming mom is a little crankier during the hustle of the holiday season (less than 50 percent of boys say so).
As I get older and crankier, I find myself with diminishing tolerance for people who play games with language.
However there are crankier types of an intermediary generation who want to put a stop to the rampant Americanization of France.
By the `70s he'd been shoved to the fringe of the political scene, causing him to grow even crankier.
You made the drive up to Bakersfield knowing you wouldn't see Shaquille O'Neal (traded to Miami, seducing a new city), Gary Payton (traded to Boston, crankier than ever), Rick Fox (traded to Boston, subsequently retired), Karl Malone (recovering from surgery, probably retired) or Phil Jackson (not invited back, soon to be a best-selling author).