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choleric

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːlərɪk; ˈkɒlərɪk/

Translation of choleric in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [literary/literario] colérico
    Example sentences
    • Even Maureen, who generally treats her choleric partner with girlish forbearance, at one point asks: ‘Why do you always shout like that, Rolf?’
    • While Ralph was the choleric loser, Ed was the lucky buffoon.
    • The negative side came about largely through his personality which is described as ‘occasionally choleric, quarrelsome, and given to invectives.’

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