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

  Testy \Tes"ty\, a. [Compar. Testier; superl. Testiest.] [OF.
     testu obstinate, headstrong, F. t[^e]tu, fr. OF. teste the
     head, F. t[^e]te. See Test a cupel.]
     Fretful; peevish; petulant; easily irritated.
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           Must I observe you? must I stand and crouch
           Under your testy humor?                  --Shak.
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           I was displeased with myself; I was testy. --Latimer.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: 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]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "testy":
     bad-tempered, bearish, bitchy, cankered, cantankerous, captious,
     choleric, churlish, contentious, crabbed, crabby, cranky, cross,
     cross-grained, crotchety, crusty, cussed, disagreeable, edgy,
     excitable, feisty, fractious, fretful, grouchy, grumpy,
     hot-tempered, huffish, huffy, ill-humored, ill-tempered, irascible,
     irritable, mean, on edge, ornery, peevish, perverse, petulant,
     pissed off, quarrelsome, querulous, quick-tempered, short-tempered,
     snappish, spiteful, spleeny, splenetic, tetchy, touchy, ugly,

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