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Examples of 'cantankerous' in a Sentence

1. He had a cantankerous streak that made him difficult to deal with.
2. The cantankerous engine sputtered and coughed before finally starting.
3. She was cantankerous and unwilling to cooperate.
4. The cantankerous politician refused to compromise on any issue.
5. He was as bitter and stubborn as a cantankerous old mule.
6. The Upper Chamber was full of cantankerous octogenarians who were in no hurry to pass legislation this side of Christmas.
7. She was a cantankerous old woman who lived life like it was still 1940.
8. He was given the role of a cantankerous old man, but is worried he'll become typecast.
9. He enjoys playing the TV role of a cantankerous old man and says it comes naturally to him.
10. He has become bitter and cantankerous in his old age.
11. The cantankerous neighbor, known for endless disputes, argued again about property lines.
12. His persistently cantankerous mood cast a dark cloud over the once-happy family gathering.
13. The cantankerous old man had a penchant for yelling at innocent passersby.
14. Handling a cantankerous customer's complaints can be an exercise in patience.
15. The cantankerous boss, with a knack for criticism, demoralized his diligent employees.
16. Her cantankerous attitude was like a storm that soured the entire office atmosphere.
17. To avoid unnecessary conflict, I usually steer clear of the cantankerous coworker.
18. The cantankerous cat hissed menacingly at anyone who dared approach it.
19. Their cantankerous arguments, filled with venomous words, could be heard throughout the building.
20. The cantankerous chef, notorious for berating the kitchen staff, created a hostile work environment.
21. Behind the wheel, the cantankerous driver was infamous for honking impatiently at every red light.
22. Parenting a cantankerous toddler can be an exhausting test of patience.
23. The cantankerous meeting, marked by heated disagreements, ended with no resolution in sight.
24. She's widely known for her cantankerous and consistently rude behavior.
25. His incessant cantankerous complaints cast a pall over what was meant to be a joyous party.
26. Navigating a cantankerous online forum requires a thick skin and a lot of tolerance.
27. The cantankerous clerk, clearly in a bad mood, showed no inclination to help customers.
28. Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, the cantankerous patient adamantly refused to follow their advice.
29. Successfully dealing with cantankerous in-laws often necessitates the skill of diplomacy.
30. The cantankerous teacher, with a propensity for scolding, made students' lives miserable.

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