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  • Then they began to have a few irascible words when it waxed hotter, both, needless to say, appealing to the listeners who followed the passage of arms with interest so long as they didn’t indulge in recriminations and come to blows.

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  • She has an irascible nature at the best of times, but be especially careful to avoid her early in the morning.
  • Her usual mood is one of irascible impatience.

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