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A baby born in this manner is said to be likely to grow into a strong and quick-tempered adult.

He was a quick-tempered youth, and had been in more than one fight since his arrival at Putnam Hall.

He said: "Do you know what a wilful, quick-tempered girl Clara is?"

De Courval, a less quick-tempered character, wondered that any one should have taken a liberty with the man they had just left.

He was quick-tempered, but warm-hearted, and full of fun, and as honest and sincere as he was bold and fearless.


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On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quick-tempered, such as: choleric, cranky, cross, excitable, fiery, and hot-tempered.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.