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synonyms for short tempered

  • cantankerous
  • cranky
  • feisty
  • grouchy
  • passionate
  • surly
  • testy
  • uptight
  • angry
  • bearish
  • bristly
  • choleric
  • crabbed
  • cross
  • fractious
  • hasty
  • hot-tempered
  • huffy
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • ogre
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • querulous
  • quick-tempered
  • short-tempered
  • snappish
  • thin-skinned
  • touchy
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antonyms for short tempered

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  • happy
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    How to use short tempered in a sentence

    Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
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    Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
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    And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
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    When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
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    Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
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    The Alcalde remained kneeling for a short time by the side of the corpse, his lips moving in prayer.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    It has long since dismissed as too short and simple for its pages, the short and simple annals of the poor.
    THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
    If it should ever be my lot to take the Long Trail at short notice, I hope it will be under a blue sky and a blazing sun.
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