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caloric, choleric
caloric (kuh LOR ik) (adjective)
Relating to the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water one degree of Celsius under certain atmospheric conditions: In chemistry, the students studied the caloric tables presented in their textbooks.
choleric (KAL uh rik, kuh LER ik ) (adjective)
Hot tempered, easily moved to excessive anger: David's red face gave away the choleric nature of his personality.

The politician’s diet often consisted of foods with a high caloric level which unfortunately seemed to contribute to his choleric personality.