restive

All Adjective Noun
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  • She would be restive at first, but he would soon break her in. Cited from The History of David Grieve, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • People become restive when they hear that a separate state is to be formed.
  • She reached down and took the child's little restive hand and led her along. Cited from Jane Field, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • This one also proved restive, but not so much so as the first. Cited from The Gorilla Hunters, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • As the area became less restive, the town began to take on a less military character.
  • This made him restive and at the same time increased his passion for her. Cited from The Purple Heights, by Marie Conway Oemler
  • For some reason her animal had become suddenly restive, and occupied the whole of her attention. Cited from The Way of an Eagle, by Ethel M. Dell
  • My lover was restive over the loss of so much of my society. Cited from The Story of Bawn, by Katharine Tynan
  • The town meeting, however, became more restive when it learned of this.
  • But his mind played away from it like a restive horse. Cited from Birthright, by T.S. Stribling
  • But just as they were driving up the lane the horse became very restive. Cited from Real Ghost Stories, by William T. Stead
  • The professor gets a little restive if I keep him waiting for his daily bread. Cited from Love Among the Chickens, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • By the time they had been married a year she would cease to be restive. Cited from Daniel Deronda, by George Eliot
  • She soon learned how far she could go, and whenever he became restive, she yielded. Cited from Married, by August Strindberg
  • I pray you let me give you one less restive. Cited from Historic Girls, by E. S. Brooks
  • She has had her freedom too long not to grow restive under restraint. Cited from The Goose Girl, by Harold MacGrath
  • After they had examined everything in sight they began to grow restive. Cited from Outdoor Girls at Wild Rose Lodge,by Laura Lee Hope
  • Perhaps at this suggestion most of us will at once get restive. Cited from Principles of Freedom, by Terence J. MacSwiney
  • Those who had not yet been served grew restive. Cited from In the Sweet Dry and Dry, Morley and Haley
  • Faith, even in those who still believe, is getting restive. Cited from Without Dogma, by Henryk Sienkiewicz
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