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 for peckish
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  peckish \peck"ish\, a.
     Inclined to eat; hungry. [Colloq.] "When shall I feel peckish
     again?" --Beaconsfield.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: somewhat hungry
      2: easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young
         man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen" [syn:
         cranky, fractious, irritable, nettlesome, peevish,
         peckish, pettish, petulant, scratchy, testy,
         tetchy, techy]

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