"This doesn't seem like a very convenient location," said Wallie, querulously.
"Let me up," he said querulously, and began to wipe his face.
"Don't start fires too soon, don't start fires too soon," said the old man, querulously.
He whined the question, not angrily, but querulously, like a child.
A knocking was heard at this moment at the door, and on its being repeated louder, Hickman querulously demanded, "Who was there?"
"What is a physician if he talk not in the language of oracles," he said, querulously.
"I'd just dropped off when Mr. Lightfoot woke me slamming the doors," pursued the old lady, querulously.
"There are no crimes and no criminals in these days," he said, querulously.
"I wish they would begin the game," said Frobisher, querulously, for he took no interest in any topic but that of play.
“But do pray tell me all about it, Bob,” said Mark, querulously.
c.1400, from Old French querelos "quarrelsome, argumentative" and directly from Late Latin querulosus, from Latin querulus "full of complaints, complaining," from queri "to complain." Retains the original vowel of quarrel (n.1). Related: Querulously; querulousness.