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temperate

  
1    agreeable, balmy, calm, clement, cool, fair, gentle, mild, moderate, pleasant, soft  
2    calm, composed, dispassionate, equable, even-tempered, mild, moderate, reasonable, self-controlled, self-restrained, sensible, stable  
3    abstemious, abstinent, continent, moderate, sober  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    extreme, harsh, inclement, intemperate, severe, torrid  
2    intemperate, uncontrolled, undisciplined, unreasonable, unrestrained, wild  
3    excessive, extreme, immoderate, inordinate, intemperate, prodigal  
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temperate

  
1       adj   Temperate is used to describe a climate or a place which is never extremely hot or extremely cold.  
usu ADJ n  
The Nile Valley keeps a temperate climate throughout the year.     
2       adj   If a person's behaviour is temperate, it is calm and reasonable, so that they do not get angry or lose their temper easily.  
FORMAL  
(=moderate)  

His final report to the President was far more temperate and balanced than the earlier memorandum.     

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