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Noun distemper has 5 senses
  1. distemper - any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
    --1 is a kind of
    animal disease
    --1 has particulars: canine distemper; equine distemper, strangles
    Derived form: verb distemper1
  2. ill humor, ill humour, distemper - an angry and disagreeable mood
    --2 is a kind of temper, mood, humor, humour
    --2 has particulars:
     moodiness; irritability, crossness, fretfulness, fussiness, peevishness, petulance, choler
  3. distemper - paint made by mixing the pigments with water and a binder
    --3 is a kind of
  4. distemper - a painting created by distemper
    --4 is a kind of
    painting, picture
    Derived form: verb distemper1
  5. distemper - a method of painting in which the pigments are mixed with water and a binder; used for painting posters or murals or stage scenery
    --5 is a kind of
    Derived form: verb distemper1
Verb distemper has 1 sense
  1. distemper - paint with distemper
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun distemper5, noun distemper4, noun distemper1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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