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temperate
used in Selected Tales by Poe

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Definition
lacking extremes — especially of weather, climate, or behavior
  • I suffered myself to use intemperate language to my wife.
    2 — The Black Cat (15% in)
  • Our friendship lasted, in this manner, for several years, during which my general temperament and character—through the instrumentality of the Fiend Intemperance—had (I blush to confess it) experienced a radical alteration for the worse.
    2 — The Black Cat (14% in)

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