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temperate
used in Macbeth

2 uses
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Definition
lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • Who can be wise, amazed, temperate, and furious,
    Loyal and neutral, in a moment?
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Inverness. Court within the Castle (87% in)
temperate = calm (lacking extreme behavior)
  • Boundless intemperance In nature is a tyranny; it hath been The untimely emptying of the happy throne, And fall of many kings.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — England. Before the King's Palace (28% in)

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