cholerically
adverb see choleric

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cholerically — See choleric. * * * …   Universalium

  • cholerically — chol·er·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • cholerically — …   Useful english dictionary

  • choleric — cholerically, cholericly, adv. cholericness, n. /kol euhr ik, keuh ler ik/, adj. 1. extremely irritable or easily angered; irascible: a choleric disposition. 2. Obs. a. bilious. b. causing biliousness. [1300 50; ME colerik < ML colericus bilious …   Universalium

  • choleric — adjective Date: 1566 1. easily moved to often unreasonable or excessive anger ; hot tempered 2. angry, irate • cholerically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cholericly — See cholerically. * * * …   Universalium

  • blimp — [20] The original blimp was a sort of small non rigid military airship used in World War I. Its name is said to have come from its official designation as ‘type B (limp)’ (as opposed to ‘type A (rigid)’). Its rotund flaccidity suggested it in… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • choleric — [ kɒlərɪk] adjective 1》 bad tempered or irritable. 2》 (in medieval belief) influenced by or predominating in choler. Derivatives cholerically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • blimp — [20] The original blimp was a sort of small non rigid military airship used in World War I. Its name is said to have come from its official designation as ‘type B (limp)’ (as opposed to ‘type A (rigid)’). Its rotund flaccidity suggested it in… …   Word origins

  • choleric — adj. irascible, angry. Derivatives: cholerically adv. Etymology: ME f. OF cholerique f. L cholericus f. Gk kholerikos: see CHOLER …   Useful english dictionary

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