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having a typical mood or temperament — often in reference to how easily one is angered
  • It took them two hours to reach the monkey house, contending the whole way with ill-tempered commuters.
    p. 289.5
  • He was a calm, even-tempered man with a kind of dreamy nature; a man given to staring out the window of his office, thinking about one thing or another.
    p. 159.9

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