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temperate
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • To clear up which, I endeavoured to give some ideas of the desire of power and riches; of the terrible effects of lust, intemperance, malice, and envy.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (30% in)
  • But, in order to feed the luxury and intemperance of the males, and the vanity of the females, we sent away the greatest part of our necessary things to other countries, whence, in return, we brought the materials of diseases, folly, and vice, to spend among ourselves.
    Part 4 — A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnms (41% in)

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