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splenetic

1. of or relating to the spleen
2. Obsolete full of melancholy
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(Others attempting to tug these two splenetic antagonists
The splenetic assertions on both sides of the argument are pure speculation, as they have been since the referendum was announced.
Besides his celebrated books, essays, criticisms, and poems, he at times kept two journals one for every day; another, especially in the period leading up to his arrest, so splenetic that it required a separate embodiment on the page, one dripping with cynicism and rage.
You still then would need a critical number of what actually would be very brave Conservatives to defy the splenetic headlines of the Daily Mail and the pressure from the whips, and the pressure from their party associations and so on.
The next-but-last splenetic ultimatum from Michel Barnier, Europe's chief negotiator and his friends, which David Davis, UK Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union since 2016, described with epic restraint as "discourteous" (only to have even this mild epithet fervently denounced by Barnier), was peculiarly startling.
The longtime Baltimore Evening Sun columnist, American Mercury editor, and rumbustiously splenetic critic, who graced this orb from 1880 to 1956, would not be published in any major newspaper today.
Fusing Jobbo's tempestuous vocals with the late Adamson's splenetic guitars spawned a series of hits, including opening track Into The Valley.
Interestingly, at the end of the Mail's splenetic comment on its front page was what it described as the "most damning of all" aspect of the actions of the 'treacherous' Tory MPs - to increase the possibility of a Marxist in number 10.
Walpole's fondness for "the inanimate part of Rome" is contrasted with his aversion to "the animate part", in which he foreshadows the "splenetic" type of traveller, best exemplified by Tobias Smollett.
Ryan frames the encounter between the splenetic Jason and the wily Job as a scene from a blues lyric.
In the United States, this mood first emerged several years ago, fueling the rise of the Tea party and now enabling the splenetic presidential campaigns of Donald Trump and other Republican candidates who promise to seal America off from the 21st century.