|Category:||1. Social Affections|
irascible; bad-tempered, ill-tempered; irritable, susceptible; excitable; thin-skinned (sensitive) [more]; fretful, fidgety; on the fret., hasty, overhasty, quick, warm, hot, testy, touchy, techy, tetchy; like touchwood, like tinder; huffy; pettish, petulant; waspish, snappish, peppery, fiery, passionate, choleric, shrewish, "sudden and quick in quarrel" [As You Like It]., querulous, captious, moodish; quarrelsome, contentious, disputatious; pugnacious (bellicose); cantankerous, exceptious; restiff (perverse); churlish (discourteous)., cross, cross as crabs, cross as two sticks, cross as a cat, cross as a dog, cross as the tongs; fractious, peevish, in a bad temper; sulky; angry. resentful, resentive; vindictive.
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