EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ILL-TEMPERED

She's so rough and ill-tempered that she looks honest; but I shall be able to show her up yet.

Rosamond was ill-tempered and spent most of her time in her room.

There is not another person in the world who thinks me ill-tempered but you.

There are the three Banellic girls, the most ill-tempered, ugly cats in England.

"He is an ill-tempered brute," he went on as soon as they had left the cockpit.

"Or than me either, I'm afraid," he added, with a ruefulness that was not ill-tempered.

He was tired, hungry, and ill-tempered, but she was too desperate to care.

But though the cook was so ill-tempered, the footman was quite different.

He was tired, hungry and ill-tempered, but she was too desperate to care.

The Duke's face was as glum and his air as ill-tempered as I could wish.

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