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

  Tetchy \Tetch"y\, a.
     See Techy. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

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 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "tetchy":
     allergic, anaphylactic, cantankerous, choleric, cranky, cross,
     delicate, empathetic, empathic, goosy, high-strung, hyperesthetic,
     hyperpathic, hypersensitive, ill-humored, irritable, itchy, miffy,
     nervous, overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overtender,
     passible, prickly, quick-tempered, ratty, refined, responsive,
     sensitive, skittish, supersensitive, sympathetic, tactful,
     temperamental, tender, testy, thin-skinned, ticklish, touchy

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