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Synonyms for hot-tempered

quickly aroused to anger

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Scheduling "dinner dates", working night hours, and donating blood is one thing, but when the hot-tempered vampire takes an keen interest in her, does she dare return his affections?
A HOT-TEMPERED customer has been banned from a supermarket chain after he headbutted a security guard.
The 26-year-old, who recently found himself embroiled in a grudge with Chris Brown, is also adamant he isn't hot-tempered and foul-mouthed.
11 ( ANI ): Naomi Campbell, who is still thought of as the cell-phone slinging, hot-tempered diva, has revealed that she is always going to be viewed like that as they are a part of her history.
I used to be very hot-tempered and got frustrated easily, especially at a young age," said the 29-year-old, who turned professional at 15.
Perhaps, since biographers often come to like or admire their subject, his hot-tempered personality repelled those who sought to research his life.
Gordon's Great Escape (C4, 9pm) The hot-tempered chef moves on to Malaysia tonight, where he discovers a wide variety of culinary delights, including the not-very-appetising bulls' penis soup.
I know that I was very hot-tempered and this has really calmed me down.
Scottish Government special adviser Geoff Aberdein was sent off in the hot-tempered match between SNP and Conservative parliamentary staff.
A hot-tempered clash between Sopranos and Carters Arms was settled 3-2 in the visitors favour with strikes from Keith Holland, Alan Carmichael and Dave Wilson.
I do less harm with it than when I open my mouth," the hot-tempered manager explained.
By the the camera reaches hot-tempered keeper Jens Lehmann at the end of the row, chanting humourlessly "My sexy ass has got him in the new dimension/I'm ready to do something to relieve this mission," the Turkish players would have one foot in the final.
Michael Ballack booked Germany's place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2008 after his thunderbolt free-kick earned a 1-0 Group B victory in a hot-tempered clash against co-hosts Austria in Vienna last night.
The symmetrical eyes of the politician show that he's sensible and not hot-tempered.
Throughout it all, he maintained his reputation of hot-tempered and dictatorial, the European foil to American sensibilities.