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The result was therefore foul-mouthed and bad-tempered in proportion to the force it took to get through my wall of shyness.Francis Spufford on How Atheists Put Religion Through All the Wrong Tests|Francis Spufford|October 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And still, the bad-tempered second half did not yield a goal.
The spoiled darling of success looked at us intently; and a most curious change came over his clever, bad-tempered face.A Woman Named Smith|Marie Conway Oemler
At the time I only knew that Olszeski was bad-tempered, and I feared him like fire, and—well, every bad thing.More Tales by Polish Authors|Various
It was very nice not to have to turn out in the morning and cook breakfast over a bad-tempered Primus.Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan|Frances Halton Eva Hasell
So soon as they grow weak and bad-tempered, trouble and death come upon them.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
My grandfather's horse was lean, hardy, and bad-tempered like himself.Mauprat|George Sand