Excitable sentence example

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  • The presence of such dewlaps in lizards is always a sign of an excitable temper.
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  • The miners were an energetic, covetous, wandering, abnormally excitable body of men.
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  • The excitable foci of the cerebral cortex are well myelinated long before the unexcitable are so.
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  • They are, however, less excitable than are the nerve cells which innervate them.
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  • He was a type of the French revolutionists, excitable, warm-hearted, half-educated, who lost their mental and moral balance in the chaos of the revolutionary period.
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  • In person Charles Kingsley was tall and spare, sinewy rather than powerful, and of a restless excitable temperament.
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  • Sudanese are very excitable and apt to get out of hand; unlike the fellahs they are not fond of drill, and are slow to acquire it; but their dash, pugnacious instincts and desire to close with an enemy, are valuable military qualities.
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  • His mind, excitable by nature, very imperfectly disciplined by education, and exposed to the enthusiasm which was then epidemic in England, began to be fearfully disordered.
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  • An Italian is self-assured because he is excitable and easily forgets himself and other people.
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  • He is usually the calm one who tries to talk his excitable partner down.
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  • Eugenius was dignified in demeanour, but inexperienced and vacillating in action and excitable in temper.
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  • The thoroughbred is apt to be nervous and excitable, and impatient of common work, but its speed, resolution and endurance, as tested on the race-course, are beyond praise.
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  • She is very nervous and excitable.
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  • They are not excitable and do not usually bark excessively.
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  • This is normally prevented by a tiny messenger substance known as " GABA " which makes the nerve cells less excitable.
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  • Friend the Foreign Secretary were made after the particular document that has been the subject of some rather excitable media speculation this morning.
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  • Shem is something of a nagging wife to Adam, often trying to suggest his rebel chum try not to be quite so excitable.
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  • We usually start her off by lunging her, she can still be quite excitable!
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  • Muscle cells respond by changes in their activity to changes in their environment, and thus are said to be "excitable."
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  • That in man the excitable foci of the motor field are islanded in excitable surface similarly and even more extensively, was a natural inference, but it had its chief basis in the observations on the orang, now known to be erroneous.
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  • In 1568 he was appointed lieutenant-general to Don John of Austria during the suppression of the Morisco revolt in Granada, and he also accompanied Don John during the Lepanto campaign, his function being to watch and control his nominal commanderin-chief, whose excitable temperament was distrusted by the king.
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  • Tulips The tulips are too excitable, it is winter here.
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  • This causes the membrane potential to become more negative and results in muscle and nerve cells becoming less excitable.
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  • When he gets even more excitable he reminds you of Robin Williams.
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  • He shrugged his shoulders in ungracious acquiescence, while our visitor in hurried words and with much excitable gesticulation poured forth his story.
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  • It is also a gentle herb suitable for children, where it can be used to calm anxious or excitable children and soothe headaches.
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  • This film has an enjoyable feelgood factor, plus also heartfelt poignancy as well, among the young excitable characters in the community.
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  • Mr. Soames was a tall, spare man, of a nervous and excitable temperament.
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  • This table football will easily withstand even the most excitable games.
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  • His excitable and volatile disposition agreed ill with the IV.
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  • For example, if your dog is easily excitable, use that adjective on a page that shows him jumping, wagging his tail and running in circles.
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  • They, and also the inhabitants of central Italy, are more industrious than the inhabitants of the southern provinces, who have by no means recovered from centuries of misgovernment and oppression, and are naturally more hot-blooded and excitable, but less stable, capable of organization or trustworthy.
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  • You didn't actual seem too drunk - just highly excitable.
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  • I was no longer a restless, excitable little creature, requiring the attention of everybody on the train to keep me amused.
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  • Under certain circumstances they become excitable, and manifest a kind of care-for-nothing spirit.
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  • Leo was by nature highly excitable and almost insanely passionate, though at the same time strictly honourable, unselfish, and in private intercourse even gentle.
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  • In view of the weakness of the king's government, to reduce the army would be to expose the excitable elements of the population to the temptation of attacking it.
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  • She is always spoken of by his friends as a mild, reasonable and obliging person, whose amiability and gentle sense did much to soothe the too nervous and excitable temperament of her husband.
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  • There is little doubt that for the last ten or fifteen years of his life, if, not from the time of his quarrel with Diderot and Madame d'Epinay, Rousseau was not wholly sane - the combined influence of late and unexpected literary fame and of constant solitude and discomfort acting upon his excitable temperament so as to overthrow the balance, never very stable, of his fine and acute but unrobust intellect.
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  • But he did not remain long in Paris, for, being a nervous and excitable boy, his health broke down, and he yearned for his home in Franche-Comte.
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