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temperate
used in Middlemarch

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lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • Raffles proved more unmanageable than he had shown himself to be in his former appearances, his chronic state of mental restlessness, the growing effect of habitual intemperance, quickly shaking off every impression from what was said to him.
    Book 7 — Two Temptations (51% in)

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