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bil·ious

(bil'yŭs),
1. Synonym(s): biliary
2. Relating to or characteristic of biliousness.
3. Formerly, denoting a temperament characterized by a quick, irritable temper. Synonym(s): choleric

choleric

[kol′ərik, kəler′ik]
having a hot temper or an irritable nature.

choleric

(1) Bilious (obsolete usage). 
(2) Irascible; temperamental.

bil·ious

(bil'yŭs)
1. Relating to or characteristic of biliousness.
2. Formerly, denoting a temperament characterized by a quick, irritable temper.
Synonym(s): choleric.
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