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These infections are primarily detected during winter and spring in temperate climates and are found year-round in tropical and subtropical areas.

Something like a tenth of the people who live in the South and the Southwest — from South Carolina to Alabama to Texas to Southern California — decide to move north in search of a better economy and a more temperate environment.

The team still doesn’t know if the gas actually originates at the “temperate” heights observed in the Venusian clouds, or whether it’s produced closer to the surface and then rises.

In temperate climates, workers of this species forage alone, often for beetles.

Prairies are a type of temperate grassland, similar to savannahs or steppes.

Houston, where I have been working as a consultant, hardly qualifies as one of the most physically attractive or temperate cities.

Many Indians regard it as a quasi-mythical place, a land of lush hills, temperate climate, martial men, and handsome women.

From a lazy young man about town, I had become active, energetic, temperate, and above all—oh, above all else—ambitious.

Oregonians suffer through them in anticipation of the blissfully sunny and temperate summer.

In conversation, he is no less articulate, but he is decidedly more temperate, cheerful, even conciliatory.

The climate of those mountains is cold rather than temperate, and less healthful than sickly.

The same change occurs, though to a much smaller extent, in the soil in temperate climates.

He was of frugal and temperate habits, a wiry man at the height of his physical powers, with lean flanks and a deep chest.

While the tobacco of the tropics is the finest in flavor, the more temperate regions produce the finest and best colored leaf.

Doubtless the varieties grown in the tropics will be much finer than the varieties grown in a more temperate region.


On this page you'll find 99 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to temperate, such as: agreeable, balmy, levelheaded, mild, pleasant, and restrained.

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