quick-tempered love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Easily aroused to anger.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Passionate; irascible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Easily or quickly angered or frustrated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective quickly aroused to anger


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  • She is the only member of the group who could be described as quick-tempered.


  • Her shoulders tight, motions jerky and quick-tempered.

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  • But there was also Modi—transmuted into both Maudit ("accursed") and Malodor ("madman")—a self- destructive, destitute alcoholic and drug addict; a quick-tempered and violent womanizer; a schizophrenic exhibitionist who insulted waiters, broke dishes, glasses and chairs, threw his mistress through a window and, when drunk, stripped nude in bars and cafés.

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  • McLaren, who played Rosie's doomed teacher on the AMC series, will play Dale Jakes, a quick-tempered U.S. Customs agent.

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  • Graziadei, best known for playing Daniel Romalotti on The Young and the Restless, will portray Callum, a good-looking but quick-tempered guy with deadly charm.

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  • He killed for the love of it—because he was quick-tempered—to avoid arrest—for his own amusement—any reason that came to his mind would suffice.

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  • These men were too violent and quick-tempered to aid her.

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  • I'd like to say that having cancer improved the parts of my personality that I'm not so keen on – my impatient, quick-tempered side.

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  • Her shoulders tight, motions jerky and quick-tempered.

    Earl of Durkness


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