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tempered
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  • "I did not think you had been so obstinate, Catherine," said James; "you were not used to be so hard to persuade; you once were the kindest, best-tempered of my sisters."

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  • If you had only given me some hint, if you had only broken your word with me a couple of times, if you had been bad-tempered or impatient with me—if you had been a lesser man, maybe I could have taken what I saw you doing.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • For the rest of the day, I’m short-tempered and distracted.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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