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irascible

i·ras·ci·ble

irascible

 
 
pronunciation:
ih rae s bl
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: easily angered or irritated; short-tempered.
She chose her words carefully, hoping to avoid a scolding from the irascible old man.
antonyms:
even-tempered, mild
similar words:
angry, choleric, grumpy, ill-natured, ornery, testy, waspish
definition 2: showing or marked by anger or irritability.
antonyms:
even-tempered
similar words:
angry, testy
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derivations: irascibly (adv.), irascibility (n.), irascibleness (n.)