Knowles was not bad-tempered, but he was a frequent cause of bad temper in other people.
And he was so bad-tempered that the other giants called him Sharvan the Surly.
He's a bad-tempered brute, and I wonder the squire keeps it.
He was determined not to be bad-tempered, and smiled good-naturedly.
My grandfather's horse was lean, hardy, and bad-tempered like himself.