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synonyms for lose ones temper

  • blow a fuse
  • blow one's top
  • blow up
  • get mad
  • lose one's temper
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How to use lose ones temper in a sentence

We are apt to think of these little ones as doing right only when under compulsion: but this is far from the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The Marshals were inclined to attribute their disgrace to the ill-will of Berthier and not to the temper of Napoleon.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
There was not a moment to lose, for one well-directed shot might exterminate half of us.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But he marred it all by a temper so ungovernable that in Paris there was current a byword, "Explosive as Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
We know one thing—the men that killed Rutter are the ones that held us up, and got off with that money of mine.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Victor was the younger son and brother—a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
As the girl said this, she looked full into the young man's eyes, with her great, appealing ones.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Each day he was sending serenely confident telegrams to Calcutta and receiving equally reassuring ones from a fatuous Viceroy.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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