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adverb as in reasonably

adverb as in soberly

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The arboreal shift from green to gold marks the beginning of autumn for many in temperate climes, a color change that goes hand in hand with pumpkin spice lattes and cozying up as the weather cools.

Using a model based on the relationships they found, the team estimated that by the end of century, temperate tree senescence might shift earlier by three to six days.

The other lineage, from Oklahoma, tolerates colder weather and is considered temperate.

One of the main reasons for keeping the Rule, cited by commenters, is that the Tongass is the world’s largest temperate rainforest and acts as a carbon sink to offset climate change.

Researchers in countries such as the US, Canada, England, and Germany have focused much of their work on migratory birds that breed in the north temperate zone.

The quartet is presented with a pitcher of syrup, which the waiter advises we apply “temperately, but not timidly.”

If it be not kindly, temperately, and thoughtfully conducted, men everywhere will be able to justify their remonstrances.

This ballad (one of the most temperately worded of literary successes) goes on to say that “the effect was great.”

They were given decently, temperately, but not without the proof that force lay behind the commands.

Suppose a house with a great central hall, into which a current of fresh, temperately warmed air is continually pouring.

Yet, I am anxious to talk temperately—and God knows it will require an effort.


On this page you'll find 127 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to temperately, such as: accurately, correctly, decently, duly, equally, and equitably.

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