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temperate
used in Sense and Sensibility

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lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • But Mrs. Dashwood, trusting to the temperate account of her own disappointment which Elinor had sent her, was led away by the exuberance of her joy to think only of what would increase it.
    Chapter 45 (43% in)

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