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irascible
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • Dumbledore had gone, Hagrid had gone, but he had always expected Professor McGonagall to be there, irascible and inflexible, perhaps, but always dependably, solidly present… ’I don’t wonder you’re shocked, Potter,’ said Madam Pomfrey, with a kind of fierce approval in her face.

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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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