- irritable + -ly (Wiktionary)
“The book, she said irritably, is going well, all things considered.: p”
“I heard James call irritably after him, but Ben did not tarry.”
““Cut,” Brock called irritably, preferring to retake the scene as he had notes anyway.”
“Fitting the wire cage over the opening was manageable even in the dimness the guard wanted, but when Matteo began to guide the assembly onto flat ground he had to call irritably for more light.”
“Oh don't mind me!" the Fat Lady called irritably after them.”
“From beyond the files, somewhere near his desk, the voice of Ludmilla Kropetskanoya called irritably, "Comrade Pon, where are you?”
“Swinging his sword irritably, annoyed at the interruption, Caramon swept the creature's head off and was on his way before the body hit the stone floor.”
“Before a word more could pass between them, Hardyman's voice was audible on the other side of the shrubbery, calling irritably to his servant to find Lady Lydiard.”
““See, this is why I tried to pick up the slack for you last week,” Holly had said irritably.”
“Harmless old buffers tackle uncomplicated cold cases while swatting irritably at the vagaries of modern life with their orthopaedic truncheons.”
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Dostoevsky's alternatives for 'said' and spruce-ilious adverbs
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