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Part of Speech: Noun
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1. Apt to break out into a passion; apt to scold; cross; snappish; ugly; unruly; as, a fractious man; a fractious horse.
Examples of usage:
  • " We don't need to," was the fractious reply. - "The Box with the Broken Seals", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  • What make you so fractious ter- night, Marse Cally? - "A Little Union Scout", Joel Chandler Harris.
  • If I don't, he gets fractious. - "A Day Of Fate", E. P. Roe.
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