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temperate
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • Bertha Mason, the true daughter of an infamous mother, dragged me through all the hideous and degrading agonies which must attend a man bound to a wife at once intemperate and unchaste.
    Chapter 27 (38% in)
  • Perfect beauty is a strong expression; but I do not retrace or qualify it: as sweet features as ever the temperate clime of Albion moulded; as pure hues of rose and lily as ever her humid gales and vapoury skies generated and screened, justified, in this instance, the term.
    Chapter 31 (64% in)

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