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quick-tempered

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishquick-temperedˌquick-ˈtempered adjective  BAD-TEMPEREDsomeone who is quick-tempered becomes angry very easily syn bad-tempered opp easy-going
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quick-temperedAt fifteen, Catherine was the most beautiful girl for miles around, but she was proud and quick-tempered.My father was quick-tempered and often drunk.They are a wild, free-spirited people, quick-tempered as Elves go, and swift to avenge any stain on their honour.He was also quick-tempered in a way that sent Frankie scuttling for cover whenever he raised his voice.
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