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temperate

 
Adjective temperate has 3 senses
  1. temperate - (of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of such weather or climate; "a temperate region"; "the temperate zones"; "temperate plants"
    Antonym:
    intemperate
  2. temperate - not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"
    Antonyms:
    intemperate, big, hard, heavy, uncontrolled, unrestrained, untempered
  3. moderate, temperate - not extreme; "a moderate penalty"; "temperate in his response to criticism"
    Antonym: intense (indirect, via mild)
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