He calms down but remains peevish ; much in the way of a child who does not get his/her own way.
I'm not sure why it is that liberals have become gloomy, scolding, peevish and puritanical, but so they have.
Not entirely not herself, but still a little peevish .
It happens and we shouldn't get peevish about it.
He becomes more and more peevish and tiresome, the archetypal boring jokey uncle of TV sit-corns, as his music becomes more and more unfathomably deep.
To some he seemed peevish and antsy-almost wired.
Maybe she is glacial and peevish ; maybe you've already stuck around way too long.
I know you dislike receiving correspondence from one such as I, the basest of the base, and I know it makes you slightly peevish and completely spoils your day, nonetheless, I have dire news, indeed.
By the time we emerged in the canning shed, Granny was back to her usual peevish self, as if nothing had happened.
Marshall, on the other hand, always sounded peevish , arrogant and condescending.