hot-tempered

[hot-tem-perd]
adjective
easily angered; short-tempered.
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Example sentences
Almost instantly, their hot-tempered cackling slides into sweet four-part
  harmony.
Abrupt and hot-tempered, he was among the shrewdest of his state's political
  figures.
Lee was always hot-tempered, and now this trait of character more and more
  prevented us from living together in harmony.
He was high-strung and hot-tempered and found himself continually in difficulty
  because of it.
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