TEMPERATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TEMPERATE
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temperate
 a.  restrained; self-controlled; moderate in degree or quality
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  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.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
2  Mr. St. Clair is now thirty-seven years of age, is a man of temperate habits, a good husband, a very affectionate father, and a man who is popular with all who know him.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
3  I don't know if you have ever thought what a rare thing flame must be in the absence of man and in a temperate climate.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In IX
4  Thenardier, who was, above all, an astute and well-balanced man, was a scamp of a temperate sort.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—TWO COMPLETE PORTRAITS
5  They dreamed of engrafting a temperate power on the absolute and excessive principle.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
6  The count was, it may be remembered, a most temperate guest.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
7  But Mrs. Dashwood, trusting to the temperate account of her own disappointment which Elinor had sent her, was led away by the exuberance of her joy to think only of what would increase it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45
8  I had thought, now, that at your temperate North the generations were cold and holy as the hills.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
9  Her heart was too sore to care whether or not she put her father in a temper.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  Her temper was beginning to rise again at the thought that this rude and impertinent man had heard everything--heard things she now wished she had died before she ever uttered.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  This aroused her temper, for she cared no more about family than her father.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
12  Mist Gerald in a temper was always exciting, providing his temper was not directed at her kinky head.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  Frequently she flared into open wrath under his expert baiting, for she had Gerald's Irish temper along with the deceptive sweetness of face she had inherited from Ellen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
14  Heretofore she had never bothered to control her temper except in Ellen's presence.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  If only he would ever lose his temper too, then she would not feel at such a disadvantage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
16  Try to avoid losing your temper if at all possible.
17  That temper of hers will get her into trouble one of these days.
18  The child remained under the table in a temper until his father came home.
19  On that occasion there was no one on whom his temper could be worked off.
20  He tried in vain to bring his temper under control.
21  His detractors claim that his fierce temper makes him unsuitable for party leadership.
22  You must learn to control your temper.
23  He's been sent on an anger management course to help him control his temper.
24  He loses his temper very easily.
25  You can't lose your temper with everyone like that one minute, and then expect everything to be hunky dory again the next.
26  Father is in a bad temper, but let him sleep it off.
27  Exercise, temperance, fresh air, and needful rest are the best of all physicians.
28  Lost wealth can be replaced by industry, lost knowledge by study, lost health by temperance or medicine, but lost time is gone for ever.
29  The temperance movement attempted to greatly reduce the amount of alcohol consumed or even prohibit its production entirely.
30  He grew more and more bad - tempered as the afternoon wore on.