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temperate
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Don Quixote
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  • Be temperate in drinking, bearing in mind that wine in excess keeps neither secrets nor promises.
  • Don Antonio’s wife came up and said, "I know not what to ask thee, Head; I would only seek to know of thee if I shall have many years of enjoyment of my good husband;" and the answer she received was, "Thou shalt, for his vigour and his temperate habits promise many years of life, which by their intemperance others so often cut short."
  • Don Antonio’s wife came up and said, "I know not what to ask thee, Head; I would only seek to know of thee if I shall have many years of enjoyment of my good husband;" and the answer she received was, "Thou shalt, for his vigour and his temperate habits promise many years of life, which by their intemperance others so often cut short."

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  • Northern Florida is temperate; while the south is subtropical.
  • a temperate region

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