temper[ tem-per ]SEE DEFINITION OF temper
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She is to be pitied—she cannot either like or dislike with temper!
We all, indeed, once thought your temper soft and amiable: but why was it?
"Never mind, brother," replied the good Deacon, recovering his temper.
If she was in a good temper, she was in a good temper; if she was in a bad temper, why there she was, she and her temper!
It was no wonder, especially when he saw who the singer was, that he should lose his temper.
In fact, Claudio's temper here is as detached and impartial as Benedick's.
He appeals to the temper of wonder, and creates that mood in which alone he can be understood.
The advice was good, but in the present temper of the army it was felt to be impracticable.
Allis was as familiar with his moods as she was with the phases of Lauzanne's temper.
Sometimes he is sure she is deficient in understanding, and at others that her temper only is in fault.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR TEMPER
- ease up
- hold in
- let up
- simmer down
- tune down