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tempered
used in Anna Karenina

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short-tempered
Definition
having a typical mood or temperament — often in reference to how easily one is angered
  • His tutor found his pupil on the staircase half an hour later, and for a long while he could not make out whether he was ill-tempered or crying.
    Part Seven (58% in)
  • Kitty glanced at her sister, and the cold, rather ill-tempered expression of her face did not change.
    Part Two (6% in)
  • Petritsky, who knew he was ill-tempered on such occasions, on waking up and seeing his comrade at the writing-table, quietly dressed and went out without getting in his way.
    Part Three (57% in)

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  • He imagined his father's having suddenly been presented with both the Vladimir and the Andrey today, and in consequence being much better tempered at his lesson, and dreamed how, when he was grown up, he would himself receive all the orders, and what they might invent higher than the Andrey.
    Part Five (76% in)

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