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No wonder I recently had a claustrophobic tantrum and walked out of my house so I could sit alone in my car in the dark for 30 minutes.
WHY WORKING MOMS DESERVE A TANTRUM (AND HOW TO SURVIVE THE REMAINDER OF THE PANDEMIC)CHRISTINE KOHFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Those early philosophers sought logical explanations for things like thunderstorms, rather than attributing them to Zeus throwing temper tantrums in the form of thunderbolts.
‘FUNDAMENTALS’ SHOWS HOW REALITY IS BUILT FROM A FEW BASIC INGREDIENTSTOM SIEGFRIEDJANUARY 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Clemson Coach Dabo Swinney, 51, went childlike tantrum on being unable to go outside and play in the yard at Florida State, even when such possibilities and responsibilities always hovered over the misshapen season.
NICK SABAN, THE ULTIMATE CONTROL FREAK, LEARNED HOW TO HANDLE DISRUPTION THIS SEASONCHUCK CULPEPPERJANUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Her angry tantrums have always been an issue, but they've gotten worse since we've been staying at home.
MY THIRD-GRADER GETS DISTRACTED DURING ONLINE CLASSES. HOW CAN I HELP?MEGHAN LEAHYDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As a parent coach, I am confident that your daughter will learn to read and write and do arithmetic, but the crying, tantrums and fighting are more worrisome.
MY THIRD-GRADER GETS DISTRACTED DURING ONLINE CLASSES. HOW CAN I HELP?MEGHAN LEAHYDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The varying tantrums of Bell and Brown appeared to deal the Steelers consecutive episodes of uncommon turbulence.
AFTER THEIR FOUNDATION APPEARED SHAKEN, THE STEELERS EMERGED AS ONE OF THE NFL’S BESTADAM KILGOREOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
You probably saved my life, for you can't tell what a half-wit will do, when in a tantrum and armed with a knife.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Her voice soared shrilly to match the heights of her tantrum.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
He's not had a tantrum or a whining fit since you made friends.
THE SECRET GARDENFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
"I may be obliged to have a tantrum," said Colin regretfully.
THE SECRET GARDENFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO TANTRUM

  • altercation
  • bad mood
  • bickering
  • difference
  • disagreement
  • dispute
  • falling-out
  • fit
  • huff
  • miff
  • pet
  • quarrel
  • row
  • run-in
  • scrap
  • spat
  • squabble
  • sulk
  • tantrum
  • temper
  • words
  • wrangle
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