short-tempered


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Synonyms for short-tempered

Synonyms for short-tempered

quickly aroused to anger

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From making the choice to do something to advance toward one's goals, to understanding that there will always be enemies and the importance of choosing carefully not to align oneself with destructive individuals (including short-tempered types and rebels against authority, who are on a collision course with failure), to remaining crucially aware of the limits of reality, 12 Choices.
But back home they still see the Rangers skipper as the short-tempered, hard-living bad boy who was always in hot water.
Takebe, who likes to spend his spare time painting portraits, however, is also said to be short-tempered and sometimes makes slips of the tongue.
However, as Spurlock gains weight, becomes short-tempered, and begins to lumber his way through life in an elephantine way during his month of living dangerously, you start to worry that he has shortened his life.
I also noticed that I was short-tempered with my family over little things.
In that relationship, a deeply religious, short-tempered control freak tried to mold his bewildered, willful son into an entirely different person.
Listeners will have no trouble distinguishing between the empathetic teenager Jess and the short-tempered Grandpa, and other characters are skillfully represented as well.
The psychiatrist, now a resident of Okinawa Prefecture, told the court that Takuma had told a caseworker before being diagnosed that he was short-tempered and tended to act violently.
For one thing, fatigue worsens mood; tired officers get irritable and short-tempered just like other people.
They are often angry, upset, unpredictable, and short-tempered.
If you stress yourself about the heat, you're going to become short-tempered.
Producer Nigel Lythgoe explains: ''Chimps are notoriously short-tempered and, while we had an army of top trainers on hand at all times, we could not take any risks with Michael.
It looked like any other goose: fat, self-satisfied, short-tempered.
Health practitioners have reported using emWave to monitor their stress so they don't get short-tempered with patients and co-workers.
Because the short-tempered, vengeful Buller Boy isn't half as nice as he pretends.