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He could be moody and irritable in the best of times, but now it was ratcheted up to new levels of intensity, and it seemed like I was often bearing the brunt of his foul temper.
WHEN YOUR FATHER FALLS APARTEUGENE ROBINSONDECEMBER 23, 2020OZY
JaMarcus had always been slow to anger, but DeArthur noticed he was developing a temper.
FOR YEARS, JAMARCUS CREWS TRIED TO GET A NEW KIDNEY, BUT CORPORATE HEALTHCARE STOOD IN THE WAYBY LIZZIE PRESSERDECEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
It felt like really bad parenting — your child threw a temper tantrum and you gave him the cake just to shut him up.
UNDECIDED, WITH JUST A WEEK TO GONICK FOURIEZOSOCTOBER 27, 2020OZY
He had a temper we couldn’t predict, but in the afternoons, the two of us could spend hours exploring the world inside his parking lot.
FICTION: QUIET EARTH PHILOSOPHYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
I can’t rationalize as much as I want to why I was a yeller or continue to have a bad temper.
MOMOFUKU’S DAVID CHANG ON THE BIG CHANGES THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY NEEDS TO MAKE TO SURVIVEBETH KOWITTSEPTEMBER 14, 2020FORTUNE
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
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
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
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
All these exhibitions of temper and anger result from what I have pointed out to your Majesty in many other letters.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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