fractiously vs peevishly what difference

what is difference between fractiously and peevishly

English

Etymology

fractious +‎ -ly

Adverb

fractiously (comparative more fractiously, superlative most fractiously)

  1. In a fractious manner.


English

Etymology

peevish +‎ -ly

Adverb

peevishly (comparative more peevishly, superlative most peevishly)

  1. In a peevish manner.
    • 1855, Robert Browning, “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, XI:
      “See / Or shut your eyes,” said Nature peevishly, / “It nothing skills: I cannot help my case: / ‘Tis the Last Judgment’s fire must cure this place, / Calcine its clods and set my prisoners free.”
    • 1938, Evelyn Waugh, Scoop, book I, ch. 2,1:
      His uncles peevishly claimed the paper.

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