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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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Goley (1982) developed the LP assessment using the four temperament styles to help teachers determine student-learning preferences.
Recently performed rep: Serenade, Valse-Fantaisie, Tarantella, The Four Temperaments, second movement of Tschaikovsky Suite No.
He points to her successes in such varied ballets as Sleeping Beauty (Bluebird), The Four Temperaments (demi-soloist), and Victor Quijada's oozing Suspension of Disbelief (ensemble).
Over his 22-year career, the Belgian Wevers became well known for his brilliant dancing in Balanchine favorites like Midsummer Night's Dreamy Agon, and The Four Temperaments.
Her rep this year has been that of a principal dancer: Clara in Nutcracker, Lilac Fairy in Sleeping Beauty, Choleric in Balanchine's Four Temperaments, Kylian's Petite Mort, and Rosalia in Robbins' West Side Story Suite--a singing role
In May, she'll perform more contemporary works like Tharp's Push Comes to Shove, Morris' Pacific, Nacho Duato's Cor Perdut, and Balanchine's The Four Temperaments.
Her delightfully stretched line, well-rounded technique, strawberry-blonde beauty, versatility, and charming stage presence make her a special treat in whatever she is dancing: the airy Dawn divertissement in Coppelia, the turning variation in Balanchine's Ballo della Regina, or the fleet second theme from The Four Temperaments, whereher partner spins her like a bass fiddle.
Gradually, Lam regained his mobility to near full capacity and will dance in Balanchine's Four Temperaments this season.
Christopher Barksdale, a dancer whose acute musicality and ability to inhabit roles ranging from Phlegmatic in Balanchine's Four Temperaments to a drunk in Donald McKayle's Hey Hey I'm Going to Kansas City, ended his 21-year career with Kansas City Ballet on May 10.
For example, about The Four Temperaments she writes, "My own favorite adjustments to the aerial arabesque are the ones that the Sanguinic couple does.
She has shone in the haunting La Valse, the showier Pas de Dix, and the moody angles of Four Temperaments.
I remember one night I was doing my makeup before performing The Four Temperaments, and I had an hour to kill so I started to read an article for my Performing the Political class.