Irascible

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  • characterized by anger; "a choleric outburst"; "an irascible response"
  • quickly aroused to anger; "a hotheaded commander"

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  • Nationalist Ishihara retires from Japan politics
    Irascible former Tokyo Governor Shintaro Ishihara, who has made a decades-long career out of baiting China and offending Japan's liberals, announced his retirement from political life Tuesday. The 82-year-old, whose Party for Future Generations was almost wiped out in Sunday's general election, told reporters he would not be seeking office again. As govern Read more on this news related to 'Irascible'
  • 'A Little Game': Film Review
    A ten-year-old girl receives lessons in life and chess from an irascible old man in Evan Oppenheimer's family-friendly drama read more Read more on this news related to 'Irascible'
  • British need to sort problems of NI
    David Cameron, not the greatest expert on Irish affairs, has left Belfast after a short visit, unable to deal with the irascible natives of all persuasions. Read more on this news related to 'Irascible'

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