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choleric
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Candide
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  • This Issachar was the most choleric Hebrew that had ever been seen in Israel since the Captivity in Babylon.
  • This drove Candide to despair; he had, indeed, endured misfortunes a thousand times worse; the coolness of the magistrate and of the skipper who had robbed him, roused his choler and flung him into a deep melancholy.

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  • A choleric cop blew his top.
  • Gordon was a man by nature ill-suited to be a schoolmaster: he was impatient and choleric.
    Maugham, W. Somerset  --  Of Human Bondage

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