temperamental


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given to changeable emotional states, especially of anger or gloom

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subject to sharply varying moods

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likely to perform unpredictably

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The more temperamental animals continued to act high-strung and flighty after the endotoxin challenge.
Less temperamental than Valentino and far less compelling onscreen, Novarro was nevertheless billed as his successor in the new "Latin lover" type.
Borradaile and three assistants hauled an 80-pound, three-strip Technicolor camera, all their gear and 18,300 metres of temperamental stock over the Himalayas on pack mules.
Father George, with his adamantine character, and stiff self-assurance, is perhaps too generously cast by his nephew as a "benevolent if temperamental priest.
A photographer with the behind-the-lens skills of an Ansel Adams won't cut it if he is temperamental and does not communicate easily with the subjects.
The company's huge, room-sized, temperamental computer had ruined many family dinners and cut short many vacations.
Marks was red-carded for a foul on Clarke and the temperamental Shamrock Park winger stayed on the pitch just 12 minutes longer.
How could a disease so obviously contagious be integrated into a rational medicine that stressed temperamental imbalances as the cause of disease?
And there are fears the temperamental star will never return.
For example, one year ago the hotel kitchen was old, crowded and dominated by an archaic, temperamental stove.
These investigators suggest that interactions between teachers and children are influenced in part by children's temperamental attributes.
But roses haven't always been that demanding and temperamental.
The first round continues today with Victoria Azarenka the most vulnerable of the big names against Shuai Peng, though the temperamental Belarussian is still 4-9 to win.
There's a great balance of action and puzzle-solving throughout, and the enemies can't fail to raise a chuckle - whether you're tackling a crazed food blender or temperamental toaster.
The employee said to us not to approach Kaizer as he was temperamental.