What is another word for irascible?

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[ ɪɹˈasəbə͡l], [ ɪɹˈasəbə‍l], [ ɪ_ɹ_ˈa_s_ə_b_əl]

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How to use "Irascible" in context?

Irascible is defined as having a temperament characterized by strong emotion, often irritability. People who are irascible have a hard time maintaining composure and can easily become angry. This emotional volatility can often lead to conflict and upset. Irascible people tend to be quick to anger and quick to spring into action, often taking rash decisions. They may also be short-tempered and easily frustrated. However, irascible people can also be very likable and interesting, as they are often full of energy and spunk.

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