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comparativeform of ornery: more ornery
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Early next year, VW will roll out the ornerier GLI (figure $24,000 or so), with a 200-hp turbo-gas engine and the dual-clutch gearbox, as well as a multilink rear suspension.
The startled horse reared and screamed, but Skeeter had stayed with horses ornerier than this.
Wagers of Sin Asprin, Robert 1996
He has eight of them and says that each is ornerier than the other, which makes a circle.
Centennial Michener, James 1974
He was mebby thinking how much ornerier that would make the hull scheme.
Danny's Own Story 1912
The two-seamer doesn't generally reach the same velocity-most pitchers seem to lose a few miles per hour with it-but it has ornerier action.
Independent Weekly 2010