choler


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a strong feeling of displeasure or hostility

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When a president I thought a poor choice for the job was running the country in the last decade, neither I nor anybody I know wailed with Glenn Beck tears or stormed with Bill O'Reilly choler that we wanted our country back.
Dreams might also be influenced by the dominant one of the four bodily humours that many medical doctors were convinced made up the human body: blood, phlegm, choler, and black choler.
He dropped the reins in the Breeders' Cup Classic and dropped the ball, allowing the relentless Tiznow to outgrind Giant's Causeway, but after the feathers had been spat and the choler diffused, the blunder simply served to illustrate just how often we had taken Kinane's abilities for granted.
Such references to divine choler reach far back into biblical tradition: Isaiah warns the people to hide "until the wrath is past" (Isa 26:20), where the angel of the Lord slays the first-born of Egyptian families (Exod 11-12), and Moses and the Israelites sing praise to the Lord, who "loosed your wrath to consume [Pharaoh's charioteers] like stubble.
Gwisgais drowsus brown lliain a brynais yn ddiweddar efo botymau yn addurn, a thop brown gyda streipiau hufen a choler lydan.
in convivium Platonis of 1469, in which the fifteenth-century philosopher and physician declares that music and forms comforted those afflicted with excessive melancholy or choler.
Yellow milk was thought indicative of choler, a blue tinge as indicative of melancholy, and pale milk as phlegmatic.
Rhaid oedd casglu dwy garfan o 10 dafad ddwy ochr i'r cae a gyrru'r 20 o amgylch y cwrs, yna eu didoli er mwyn corlannu'r pum oedd wedi cael eu nodi a choler goch.
To advise to reprehend anyone, consider whether it ought to be public or in private, presently or at some other time, in what terms to do it and in reproving, show no signs of choler, but do it with all sweetness and mildness.
The four humors: choler, phlegm, black bile and blood, each have their own necessary use but too much of any one can result in both physical and mental illness.
When husband Walter (Edward Norton) reveals he knows about the affair he retaliates by spiriting Kitty away to a choler aravaged village While Walter devotes himself to tending to the sick, Kitty finds her calling as a teacher at a convent run by the caring mother superior (Diana Rigg).
Gender, rather than being based on a binary model, was imagined to be a continuum: men are ideally hot and dry, with a proper balance of blood and choler, while women are normally cold and wet, being dominated by bile and phlegm.
In medieval times and in the Renaissance, it was believed that a person's physical, emotional and intellectual well-being was influenced by one of four bodily fluids: choler (yellow gall), blood, phlegm or black gall (melancholy).
The prominent Elizabethan herbalist John Gerard noted in his 1633 Herbal, or General History of Plants that Dioscorides described the fern polypody as having the "power to purge and to draw forth choler and flegme," and that it was "very good for members out of joint, and for chaps betweene the fingers.
It suffices to note that, among his other activities, John (who still served as the archbishop's official secretary) worked on behalf of Beckett's cause, both to affect conciliation with the king and to moderate the choler of his friend and master.