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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishill-temperedˌill-ˈtempered adjective formal  1 BAD-TEMPEREDeasily made angry or impatient syn bad-tempered2 BAD-TEMPEREDan ill-tempered meeting, argument etc is one in which people are angry and often rude to each other Six players were sent off in an ill-tempered game.
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ill-temperedShe was a big ill-tempered animal cowed by a presence more threatening and a temper more volatile than her own.She would not cry over such an overbearing, ill-tempered brute.In an ill-tempered game Grimandi struck Simeone after having his shirt pulled.Feeling thoroughly ill-tempered gave one energy, she thought, as she started on the dust and cobwebs in the salon.So must it be an inconclusive, ill-tempered parting between the friends?Wexford's reply was an ill-tempered snort.He felt very uneasy about entering this dark building with an ill-tempered stranger.In the morning Bicker was ill-tempered when he was told of the latest addition to the company, but Ratagan was pleased.
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