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Created By: Jenna Brown

Guess The Word

My parents often get upset with me for not wanting to talk to them after school, but after such long stressful days I feel to _____________ to talk.
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Querulous (adj.)

Complaining; irritable; peevish

Roots

QUAERO <L. "to seek" "to search for"

Word Forms

noun: querulousness

adverb: querulously

Synonyms

petulant

fractious

grumpy

Antonyms

happy

cheerful

easy-going

Practice: Pick the incorrect word

1. When I was little I would often ________ with my sisters, as we constantly fought over clothes and toys.


2. My mother is extremely ___________ when it comes to the weather, as she loves to compare our current weather to almost any other place that has better weather.


3. My 5th grade math teacher was well known for her ______________ behavior; in consequence, I made sure to always have my homework completed to perfection in order to avoid upsetting her further.


4. The ____________ of my father often caused me to want to avoid talking to him when he got home from work, as his tense body language made it clear that he wanted to be left alone.