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Sample sentences for the GRE study word temperament

temperament can be used as a noun

1.Had he something of her temperament in hi. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.I suppose it's the artistic temperament or something. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
3.His temperament might be said to be just at the point of maturity. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
4.And hubby's hair-trigger temperament she now calls just plain temper. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
5.But the artistic temperament that they create, or at any rate reveal, is still more to me. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
6.His temperament was markedly nervous, and rendered him a good subject for mesmeric experiment. - from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe
7.The temperament and temper of this type constitute a real domestic problem for those who live with them. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
8.He was not to blame for having been born with his unbridled temperament and his somehow limited intelligence. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
9.The result on such a temperament was almost inevitable. - from English Literature by William J. Long
10.Their temperaments are much alike. - from My Man Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
11.With subtle and finely wrought temperaments it is always so. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
12.Still, there are certain temperaments that marriage makes more complex. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
13.What two temperaments did they individually represen. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
14.For some temperaments work is a remedy for all afflictions. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
15.The hero, the wonderful young Parisian in whom the romantic and the scientific temperaments were so strangely blended, became to him a kind of prefiguring type of himself. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
16.--The temperaments at the door, Stephen interposed with, were very passionate about ten shillings. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
17.Marius possessed one of those temperaments which bury themselves in sorrow and there abide Cosette was one of those persons who plunge into sorrow and emerge from it again. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
18.--Spaniards, for instance, he continued, passionate temperaments like that, impetuous as Old Nick, are given to taking the law into their own hands and give you your quietus doublequick with those poignards they carry in the abdomen. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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