irascible


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characterized by anger

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David tiene un caracter mas irascible que Paula y en situaciones limite, como la actual, le cuesta mas mantenerla calma.
The BIG release ''Brian Cox humanises Churchill, capturing his mood swings, self-doubt, irascible spirit and sharp wit
She was something of a peace-maker and not only supported her step-son, the future Edward VI but helped to reconcile Mary and Elizabeth to their irascible father.
And, in a move that threatens to channel the spirit of Carry On films, they have enlisted a crew of enthusiastic amateur jockeys to pilot the notoriously irascible animals.
AUTHOR Colin Dexter, creator of Inspector Morse, will return to North Wales tonight to talk about his irascible detective.
Our focus is on the irascible faculty, the emotion of anger.
As a posse of posh sycophants with silly names insisted we'd got it all wrong about former foreigner Prince foot-in-mouth Philip, Trevor McServile set a new world record for the number of times you can call an irascible old geezer "Sir" in one sentence.
There Wendell meets a bunch of irascible, irresistible old-timers, played by the likes of Harry Dean Stanton, Seymour Cassel and Kris Kristofferson.
Despite many rebuffs by the emotionally tortured and irascible general, the young Jesse wins the respect of both Sherman and other officers under his command.
Blind Rage: Letters to Helen Keller was written by Georgina Kleege, who, as an irascible young girl with blindness, was often asked, "Why can't you be more like Helen Keller?
Well, imagine if you're living in Vermont and people in your very own state have the audacity to confuse your home with that irascible neighbor to the east.
God is, as Job found, irascible in freedom and pathos-filled in sovereignty, one who traffics in hiddenness and violence.
Once the story moves onto the Lincoln administration, Goodwin brings in the other members of the cabinet--especially the able, irascible Edwin Stanton--and the book becomes what we have not had for more than a half century: a good book about Lincoln and his cabinet.
Gulick describes the boats and the people who plied the rivers from Idaho to Alaska in the early days of white settlement, focusing on the career of the irascible William Polk Gray, who turned from his aspirations to be a missionary medical man to become a skilled fresh-water mariner.
Regarding your editor's note ("What's Good for GM," June 2005), maybe if the "managements, unions and governments" will help you back up the mountain, you can stretch out your rod and smite that irascible, invisible hand.