Starting with the House, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) was largely successful in keeping his fractious caucus largely in check.
But the fractious, abrasive woman with a passion for animals was never a favorite of Mrs. Gandhi's.
They say the Syrian rebel opposition is too ill-coordinated and fractious to make any difference.
The story told on these walls is a fractured and fractious one that consciously resists an easy narrative.
In Syria, it has funded, armed, and tried to organize the fractious opposition to the Assad dictatorship.
No fractious operants ever turned out for half the tyranny, which this necessity exercised upon us.
Correy mooned around the Arpan sub-base like a fractious child.
Who would have thought that such an inexorable nurse as Miss Lambert should prove such a fractious invalid?'
I'll break you to pieces, James H., if you are fractious; and I've got the weapons to do it with.
"Let me run up and see," says Jim, his heart going out to the fractious old man in a sympathy of suffering.