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  • s  quickly aroused to anger

  • Despite the best efforts of some Republicans to elicit a hot-tempered response, the Supreme Court nominee answered every question in the same deliberate, dulcet tones that seemed .
  • The governor, a normally hot-tempered newcomer named Pontius Pilate, recalled the flags.
  • Mike Huckabee has turned from nice to very hot-tempered now that his record has been examined by voters.
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  • Support for channel-widening study comes from 2 groups
    Here comes the other side. In the divisive, hot-tempered debate over whether Key West should request a $3 million channel widening study from the Army Corps of Engineers, the pro-study camp hasn't... read more
    June 24, 2013 - Key West Citizen
  • Police Beat: An angry ex, brawling brothers, and a drug-fueled joy ride
    The Tacoma man dumped his wife of 18 years, but decided to take her back. His new girlfriend wasn’t happy. She was 21 and hot-tempered. Officers found her in the 7200 block of South Warner Street, after responding to a reported assault.
    June 22, 2013 - Tacoma News Tribune

  • Shilpa Shetty in BBC News
    People make mistakes and we're all human beings, we're all fallible,said Shetty, referring to Goody's behaviour. "She is a little aggressive. She may be hot-tempered...... but she's not a racist."
  • Maxi Rodriguez in Guardian
    They are direct rivals and it will be a special game,Argentine forward Maxi Rodriguez told sports daily AS on Friday. "There is a lot at stake for both teams and games between us are always hot-tempered affairs. A victory would come as a...
  • Nana Patekar in Times of India
    I'll be very honest with you, do you expect me to be nice to you if you ask me lousy questions? Similarly, I dislike lousy behaviour and if you call disliking gibberish being hot-tempered, then I admit I am so,Nana said.

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