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Monday, April 17, 2006

Definitions for choler

  1. Irritation of the passions; anger; wrath.

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Citations for choler
And at last he seems to have found his proper subject: one that genuinely engages his intellect, truly arouses his characteristic choler and fills him with zest. , New York Times
I found my choler rising. Samuel Richardson, A Collection of the Moral and Instructive Sentiments... in the Histories of Pamela, Clarissa, and Sir Charles Grandison
Origin of choler
1350-1400
Choler is from Latin cholera, a bilious disease, from Greek kholera, from khole, bile.
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