Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EVEN TEMPERED

"I don't care about tyranny, even tempered by epigrams," she explained.

This from Edith, who was usually so calm, so even tempered, and so reasonable in all matters.

Even tempered and with an efficient way of getting things done, one always could depend on him to iron out friction.

To be courteous, even tempered, to be tolerant and full of sympathy, these are the proofs of an inward goodness.

Calm and even tempered, naturally kind, she was capable of strong prejudices, and she never forgave.

Mr. Hunter, for example, whom I used to think an even tempered and easygoing sort of man, has become fidgety and querulous.

Yet even tempered steel could not wholly have withstood that furious stroke.

I have before spoken of the captain of our steamer, as remarkably quiet, taciturn, and even tempered.