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tem pruh men tuhl

  • a  relating to or caused by temperament
    temperamental indifference to neatness
    temperamental peculiarities
  • s  subject to sharply varying moods
    a temperamental opera singer
  • s  likely to perform unpredictably; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't"
    a temperamental motor
    that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster

  • Somewhere, there was a sort of temperamental dark matter exerting an invisible gravitational pull of its own.
  • So computers become temperamental; dogs enjoy wearing sweaters.
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  • The sweet science of the Maine strawberry
    Posted June 14, 2013, at 10:38 a.m. Maine strawberries are a temperamental thing. Too much rain and cool weather, and they’ll be soggy and tasteless. Too many days of dry, hot sun, and they’ll shrivel up before they can be picked.
    June 14, 2013 - Bangor Daily News
  • Moody vs. Depressed: How to Tell the Difference
    We love our children but, as every parent has experienced, they can be sulky, temperamental and hard to reach. Adolescence can be an especially turbulent time. In these moments, the critical question for a parent ...The post Moody vs. Depressed: How to Tell the Difference appeared first on Mile High Mamas.
    June 14, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Latest Summer Transfer Window Rumors and What They Could Mean for the EPL
    As the summer transfer window opens, all eyes are locked on Old Trafford and its temperamental superstar Wayne Rooney . Since Sir Alex Ferguson revealed that Rooney requested a transfer, the Manchester United forward has been rumored to just about every club across Europe. Rooney is the biggest name on the market, and he is the domino that could start a chain reaction of signings throughout the ...
    June 12, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Philipp Lahm in NDTV.com
    We have to concentrate on our own game. They are temperamental, we'll see how they deal with defeat on Saturday,Germany captain Philipp Lahm said of Argentina. "They are impulsive, temperamental and they don't know how to lose."

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