(Obs.) Of or having choler, or bile
Prone to outbursts of temper; easily angered.
Of, like, or highly seasoned with pepper
Irritable; touchy; peevish
Requiring special tact or skill in handling; delicate:
Inclined to make trouble; unruly.
(Physiol.) Able to respond to a stimulus
That nettles, or annoys
Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
(Chiefly Brit.) Somewhat hungry
Peevish; petulant; cross
(Obs.) Forward or insolent
Marked by or consisting of scratches:
Easily aroused to anger.
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