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  • adj. Angry; irritable; passionate; irascible; choleric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Irascible; choleric.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Angry; irritable; passionate.


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  • And the '"steal Injun hoss!" iterated and reiterated by a dozen voices, and always with the most iracund emphasis, enabled Roland to form a proper conception of the sense in which his enemies held that offence, as well as of the great merits and wide-spread fame of his new ally, whose mere voice had thrown the red-men into such a ferment.

    Nick of the Woods

  • "I thought you were in it," replied the mayor, turning very red in the face, for he had heard of Mr. Pullwool as the leader of said ring; and being an iracund man, he was ready to knock his head off.

    Stories by American Authors (Volume 4)

  • "By heavens!" exclaimed the iracund mayor, turning red again.

    Stories by American Authors (Volume 4)

  • Watson's interests, was (if my childish remembrances do not greatly mislead me) the iracund Lord Thurlow.

    Memorials and Other Papers — Complete


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