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synonyms for choleric

  • irascible
  • peevish
  • quick-tempered
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How to use choleric in a sentence

Valens was of a timid, and Valentinian of a choleric, disposition.
THE HISTORY OF THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIREEDWARD GIBBON
Nevertheless, this modern Epaminondas made use of the rattan in his choleric moments, and advised its use!
THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
They make his Majesty angry with the Huguenots—a vice peculiar to his Majesty, who is of choleric humor.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Being old and choleric, he would go off into a fierce passion against the abolitionists.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
The fever that follows breeding of teeth comes from choleric humours, inflamed by watching, pain and heat.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
Therefore keepers of baths have often curled hair, as also Ethiopians and choleric men.
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It is occasioned by the corruption of the meat, and the corruption of phlegm with a choleric humour.
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And by the same reason the gall causes anger, for choleric men are often angry, because they have much gall.
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The choleric Valentina was the author of this attack, and in less than a minute she had overwhelmed them with blows.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
The seconds rushed to stop him, and the choleric Golarza caught him a blow on the head, to which Gonzalo seemed quite oblivious.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
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WORDS RELATED TO CHOLERIC

  • affronted
  • annoyed
  • antagonized
  • bitter
  • chafed
  • choleric
  • convulsed
  • cross
  • displeased
  • enraged
  • exacerbated
  • exasperated
  • ferocious
  • fierce
  • fiery
  • fuming
  • furious
  • galled
  • hateful
  • heated
  • hot
  • huffy
  • ill-tempered
  • impassioned
  • incensed
  • indignant
  • inflamed
  • infuriated
  • irascible
  • irate
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • irritated
  • nettled
  • offended
  • outraged
  • piqued
  • provoked
  • raging
  • resentful
  • riled
  • sore
  • splenetic
  • storming
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • uptight
  • vexed
  • wrathful
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