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irascible
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

3 uses
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Definition
easily angered
  • He sighed, thinking once more of Luke the irascible, then returned to his desk and sat down to rest a minute.
    3 — Lion Emerging from Cage (14% in)
  • He would sit with his Look magazine, at home in his livingroom, squinting irascibly, fascinated, at the blurry color photograph of a waitress with breasts completely bare, smiling, standing in what looked like a kind of cardboard window, holding out a coffeepot to Clumly.
    1 — The Watchdog (2% in)
  • By the time they'd finished dessert and coffee, the pain was beginning to overwhelm the pills and Luke was irascible again, baiting her, nagging her as though he did not know as well as she did why they went through these scenes.
    4 — Mama (67% in)

There are no more uses of "irascible" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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