temper

regulate, modify

Usage

  • temperamental

    If you are temperamental, you tend to become easily upset and experience unpredictable mood swings.

  • temperance

    If you show temperance, you act with self-restraint and so don't do things in excess; you also stay away from drinking alcohol.

  • temper

    When you temper something or someone, you moderate, soften, calm, or tone it down.

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