CHOLERIC in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CHOLERIC
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choleric
 a.  hot-tempered; easily angered; bad-tempered; expressing anger
Example Sentence:
1  His flushed, angry face indicated a choleric nature.
2  I recognised his decisive nose, more remarkable for character than beauty; his full nostrils, denoting, I thought, choler.
Classic Sentence:
1  It appeared, indeed, from the countenance of this proprietor, that he was of a frank, but hasty and choleric temper.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  He is an elderly man, red-faced, white-haired, and choleric.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
3  The commander of the regiment was an elderly, choleric, stout, and thick-set general with grizzled eyebrows and whiskers, and wider from chest to back than across the shoulders.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
4  On hearing this the regimental commander hung his head, silently shrugged his shoulders, and spread out his arms with a choleric gesture.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
5  Beneath his choleric exterior Gerald O'Hara had the tenderest of hearts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
6  This Issachar was the most choleric Hebrew that had ever been seen in Israel since the Captivity in Babylon.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In IX
7  Hold, father," said the Jew, "mitigate and assuage your choler.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
8  At this the grief and choler of Alcides blazed forth dark and infuriate.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK EIGHTH