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a fit of bad temper

The meaning of the word tantrum is a fit of bad temper.

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precisa concise summary of essential points, statements, or facts
staticexerting force by reason of weight alone without motion
inertlacking the power to move
rivetinghaving the power to fix the attention : engrossing
inviolablesecure from violation or profanation
indicessigns; indications; Ex. indices of a student's potential; CF. index: something that reveals or indicates; sign; Ex. cost-of-living index
humblenot proud or haughty : not arrogant or assertive
curmudgeona crusty, ill-tempered, and usually old man
hoarda supply or fund stored up and often hidden away