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temperament
used in The Poisonwood Bible

4 uses
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Definition
usual mood and tendencies
  • Not politics, not a desire for freedom—they don't have the temperament or the intellect for such things.
    Book 2 — Revelation (84% in)
  • The Congo River, being of a different temperament, drowned most of its conquerors outright.
    Book 5 — Exodus (4% in)
  • It's because they tried to go and do it all for themselves over there, and don't have the temperament.
    Book 5 — Exodus (62% in)
  • But it's Martin-Lothaire who's turning out to be the darkest of my sons, in complexion and temperament.
    Book 5 — Exodus (95% in)

There are no more uses of "temperament" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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