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irascible
 a.  irritable; easily angered; excited by or arising from anger
Example Sentence:
1  Miss Minchin's irascible temper intimidated the younger schoolgirls, who feared she'd burst into a rage at any moment.
Classic Sentence:
1  This did not suit Jo at all, but she accepted the place since nothing better appeared and, to every one's surprise, got on remarkably well with her irascible relative.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
2  That hiss, faint as it was, irritated the irascible gentleman, and sealed the culprit's fate.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVEN
3  The threat sounded awful, but did not alarm Jo, for she knew the irascible old gentleman would never lift a finger against his grandson, whatever he might say to the contrary.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
4  Uncle Henry was a short, pot-bellied, irascible old gentleman with a pink face, a shock of long silver hair and an utter lack of patience with feminine timidities and vaporings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
5  He was almost barefoot, crawling with lice, and he was hungry, but his irascible spirit was unimpaired.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
6  Intrepid, energetic, irascible, stormy; the most cordial of men, the most formidable of combatants.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER I—THE CHARYBDIS OF THE FAUBOURG SAINT ANTOINE AND...
7  He had to deal with holly bushes, nettles, hawthorns, eglantines, thistles, and very irascible brambles.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER I—IN WHICH THE TREE WITH THE ZINC PLASTER APPEARS...
8  Not one conversation with Sviazhsky, though he had said a great deal that was clever, had interested Levin; but the conclusions of the irascible landowner required consideration.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 28
9  'It had been left to her, unconditionally, by her first husband,' Mr. Murdstone began, when my aunt caught him up with the greatest irascibility and impatience.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
10  But Vronsky was startled and annoyed by the nervous irascibility with which Golenishtchev talked of the subject that engrossed him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 5: Chapter 7
11  They spoke of the sayings and doings of their commander, the Grand Duke, and told stories of his kindness and irascibility.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII
12  Now, as a half-smile was sufficient to awaken the irascibility of the young man, the effect produced upon him by this vociferous mirth may be easily imagined.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 1 THE THREE PRESENTS OF D'ARTAGNAN THE ELDER