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cranky

mod. irritable; fretful. Don’t be cranky. We’re almost there.
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Even the crankiest person at work is going to be nice to you until the end of the month.
After his 20-year affiliation with the black-nationalist minister Jeremiah Wright became well known, Obama the Muslim was transmuted for the crankiest of them into Obama the Antichrist, complete with pertinent quotations from the Book of Revelation.
Though younger, Joshua managed to handle even the crankiest of phone- call recipients.
For just small monthly or day fees, kids can enjoy a premier aquatic sports facility; even the crankiest tots will laugh with glee on the twin water slides.
The power of her chops - gospel chops, like she could lullaby even the crankiest baby to peace.
And let's not forget George King, former London bus driver and crankiest of all the cranks.
The crankiest has to be Bob Guccione, who founded the Penthouse empire and now lives in New York with nine Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs.
But along with these doses of reality she administers enough political sedatives to relax even the crankiest anti-anticommunist.