splenetic


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of or relating to the spleen

very irritable

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Alfred Prufrock," "Preludes" and The Waste Land, but each poem's splenetic tone is French.
Commentators outdid themselves in splenetic rage against the Beslan perpetrators, as if a sort of ritual obeisance of hate was required.
Sammy's swan song should say "Such shenanigans show Sue's splenetic side.
On the surface, his managerial style was just a combination of the splenetic and combustible, a manic, fizzing bundle of kinetic energy blistering from the sidelines.
He has an almost vitriolic hatred of certain jockeys and his splenetic ravings are doubtless music to the ears of the Panorama researchers.
Inevitably, one of his drinking companions at the Happy World Cabaret (predecessor to the Aurora Hotel as Kuching's favorite watering hole) was the bibulous and splenetic Tom Harrisson.
All in all, an entertaining and supple being he had rather liked finding on his picnic table, staring balefully at the splenetic squirrels.
The author's assessment of Josephus' personal touches displays no trace of Foakes-Jackson's splenetic, "when he means to be pious he is frankly repulsive" (Josephus and the Jews, p.
From Bob Herbert's splenetic attack in The New York Times to the pompous defense mounted by the CEO of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Michael Greene, the level of discourse on Eminem has been so low as to leave many muttering a plague on both their houses.
7) Instead, his "rage at the failure of the other justices to follow his lead often turned splenetic.
But this is a radical thought, and lest any man think the press timid, there are angry writers to point to, whose splenetic outbursts are read by millions.
Nor is the splenetic Smollett, occasionally given to xenophobia and misogyny, and always (even if neglected) a canonical presence, available for rediscovery as a suppressed or marginal voice.
Smith heard the agency describe an intense, splenetic character who strings together dialogue at a racy clip to demonstrate the urgency of package delivery and gave thumbs up.
James Gordon Bennett, the founder of the New York Herald, ran a splenetic and vicious penny paper, but he was the first major newspaper owner who was associated with no party.
He was notably eccentric in various ways, splenetic in controversy and sometimes mischievous, but the great love for earlier English literature which directed his huge energy implied respect for it, making him remarkable in his time for an exacting standard of scholarship which he applied in the first instance to his own work.