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tempered   made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment;
or: adjusted or attuned by adding a counterbalancing element
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  • Conscious of his own infirmity—that his tempered steel and elasticity are lost—he for ever afterwards looks wistfully about him in quest of support external to himself.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
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