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These often complained, not only of her pride and reserve, but of her high and irascible temper and vindictive disposition.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
There was never seen upon the stage a princess of so wild, irascible, and determined a character as this Clarice.
The irascible person, ready to take offence at trifles, and in other ways uncertain.
To dispositions highly irascible, it is frequently more gratifying to have a subject of complaint than of acknowledgment.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
He is ambitious, irascible, a spoilt child of fortune; the most susceptible and the vainest of men.
A moment after the door opened, and in walked the identical irascible old gentleman himself!
He was irascible to a great degree; a mosquito or a flea would drive him into a passion.
HUBERT'S WIFEMINNIE MARY LEE
Mr. David Charles Bell was a very handsome man, but very irascible, and the young people were quite afraid of him.
It hurt Marie Louise so extravagantly to be hated by these irascible cherubs that her anger vanished in regret.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
But he was querulous and irascible nowadays, and Lady Webling begged her not to excite him, for she was afraid of a paralysis.
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