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Word: tantrum

Definition: fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.


Sentences Containing 'tantrum'

He returns home with a scooter for his son, who is immediately disappointed and throws a tantrum.
Later he convincingly shows a tantrum-like immaturity at his banishment.'
Leah could sign full sentences long before her ‘hearing’ peers could even speak, and as a result, her parents say she never threw a tantrum.
Nolan Cowan, guitarist for hard rock/metal band Tantrum, stated ""Sleeping My Day Away" is one of my favorite songs, i loved No Fuel Left For The Pilgrims...
Older and more highly developed fortresses are less vulnerable to these problems, but the loss of even a few dwarves can still lead to a so-called "tantrum spiral," where dwarves who have become critically unhappy due to the loss of friends, family, or generally poor conditions, throw tantrums, injuring or even killing other dwarves and leading to more unhappiness and tantrums—ultimately the fortress can descend into uncontrolled riots and fall apart from the inside.
That year, McClure was coached by Mel Tantrum.
The band split and was later called Tantrum with the following line up: Mark Sneddon (vocals-guitar), Angus Young (guitar), Jon Stevens (bass) and Trevor James (drums).

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