quick-tempered

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paint, quick-drying semigloss acrylic paint
quick and penetrating intelligence acuity , acuteness , keenness , sharpness
physically or mentally quick agile
gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble agility , legerity , lightness , lightsomeness , nimbleness
quick to respond alert
tempo, quick and lively allegro
notes of chord played in quick succession arpeggio
quick whipping movement in reaction to a motion backlash
palpatory technique for feeling a floating object in the body (especially for determining the position of a fetus by feeling the rebound of the fetus after a quick digital tap on the wall of the uterus) ballottement
quick high-pitched sound beep
temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health blood heat , body temperature
pressure of the circulating blood against the walls of the blood vessels; results from the systole of the left ventricle of the heart; sometimes measured for a quick evaluation of a person's health blood pressure
intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty brightness , cleverness , smartness
ballet step of quick gliding step chasse , pas chasse
(ballet) quick gliding steps with one foot always leading chasse , sashay
quick blow chop
quick sharp noise click
quick reply to a question or remark (especially a witty or critical one) comeback , counter , rejoinder , replication , retort , return , riposte
quick look coup d'oeil , glance , glimpse
sudden quick movement dart , flit
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