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temperate
used in Henry IV, Part 1

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Definition
lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • My blood hath been too cold and temperate,
    Unapt to stir at these indignities,
    And you have found me; for, accordingly,
    You tread upon my patience:
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The Same. A Room in the Palace (1% in)
temperate = mild (not extreme)
  • This, in the name of God, I promise here: The which if I perform, and do survive, I do beseech your Majesty, may salve The long-grown wounds of my intemperance: If not, the end of life cancels all bands; And I will die a hundred thousand deaths Ere break the smallest parcel of this vow.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — London. A Room in the Palace (86% in)

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