(1) Rather, he is choleric in temperament: he is passionate, intemperate, and prone to rashness and anger.(2) The sanguine humour is the principal humour of the blood which embodies the other three humours: the choleric , melancholic and phlegmatic within it.(3) The negative side came about largely through his personality which is described as ├ö├ç├┐occasionally choleric , quarrelsome, and given to invectives.├ö├ç├û(4) In Churchill's darkest hour, the future PM is reduced to a choleric , drunken, melancholic old man, reviled and mocked as a warmonger by the Establishment and the British public alike.(5) Indeed, the political system accommodated the interests and choleric attitudes of both men with little difficulty.(6) While Ralph was the choleric loser, Ed was the lucky buffoon.(7) Imbalance of the humours resulted in various temperaments, thus the dominance of black bile causes melancholy; blood, sanguine temperament; phlegm, a phlegmatic temperament; or yellow bile, a choleric temperament.(8) ├ö├ç├┐Adding fuel to the fire├ö├ç├û is Culpeper's way of saying that the herb strengthens the choleric humour associated with fever.(9) Even Maureen, who generally treats her choleric partner with girlish forbearance, at one point asks: ├ö├ç├┐Why do you always shout like that, Rolf?├ö├ç├û(10) As a choleric sign it is prone to fevers and is linked to yellow-jaundice and sore eyes.(11) The other was his unbounded egomania which cholerically expressed itself - all the more pronounced as disasters started to accumulate - in the belief that no one else was competent or trustworthy, and that he alone could ensure victory.(12) Beyond saying that the book is nicely produced and offers some opinions that will have some typographers nodding appreciatively but others spluttering cholerically , I am not expert enough to venture an opinion.(13) Transmucosal absorption of cholerically active compounds is contemplated to be very rapid, with about 50% of the compound being absorbed within 30 minutes.(14) Once cholerically opposed by classical financiers, he can now, as Baron Keynes, boost his theories in the House of Lords.(15) To use the power of the majority to cholerically abase and degrade such dissenters, however mistaken they may seem to be, will ultimately be counterproductive.