be, feel, look, seem, sound
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

Elliot was looking very peeved.

a little, slightly, etc.

Ed was rather peeved about how Martin had handled the situation.


He was peeved at her failure to contact him.


Maisie seemed peeved by this question.

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