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temper

Overview of noun temper

1. pique, temper, irritation -- (a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood")

2. temper, mood, humor, humour -- (a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling; "whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time"; "he was in a bad humor")

3. temper, biliousness, irritability, peevishness, pettishness, snappishness, surliness -- (a disposition to exhibit uncontrolled anger; "his temper was well known to all his employees")

4. temper, toughness -- (the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking)


Overview of verb temper


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1. anneal, temper, normalize -- (bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of gradually heating and cooling; "temper glass")

2. temper, harden -- (harden by reheating and cooling in oil; "temper steel")

3. temper -- (adjust the pitch (of pianos))

4. temper, season, mollify -- (make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate; "she tempered her criticism")

5. chasten, moderate, temper -- (restrain)



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