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temperate
used in Oliver Twist

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lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • Having disposed of these evil-minded persons for the night, Mr. Bumble sat himself down in the house at which the coach stopped; and took a temperate dinner of steaks, oyster sauce, and porter.
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (62% in)

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