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temperament -- as in: it is her temperament
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  • What is best suited to a person of Mr. Micawber’s peculiar temperament is, I am convinced, a certainty.’
  • But I found out afterwards that he was a mild man of a heavy temperament, whose place in the business was to keep himself in the background, and be constantly exhibited by name as the most obdurate and ruthless of men.
  • As this was a great deal for the carrier (whose name was Mr. Barkis) to say — he being, as I observed in a former chapter, of a phlegmatic temperament, and not at all conversational — I offered him a cake as a mark of attention, which he ate at one gulp, exactly like an elephant, and which made no more impression on his big face than it would have done on an elephant’s.

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  • She has the experience, temperament, and judgment for the job.
  • The gulf is the difference between the angelic and the diabolic temperament.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman

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