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Synonyms for moderate

Synonyms for moderate

not excessive or extreme in amount, degree, or force

kept within sensible limits

suited to or within the means of ordinary people

not steep or abrupt

requiring little effort or exertion

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free from extremes in temperature

of small intensity

to make or become less severe or extreme

to become or cause to become less active or intense

Synonyms for moderate

a person who takes a position in the political center

preside over

make less fast or intense

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make less severe or harsh

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make less strong or intense

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restrain

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being within reasonable or average limits

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not extreme

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marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

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References in classic literature ?
What remedy then shall we find for these three disorder; and first, to prevent stealing from necessity, let every one be supplied with a moderate subsistence, which may make the addition of his own industry necessary; second to prevent stealing to procure the luxuries of life, temperance be enjoined; and thirdly, let those who wish for pleasure in itself seek for it only in philosophy, all others want the assistance of men.
The only course is to try by all means, direct and indirect, to moderate and vary his occupations.
600-pound shells, at very moderate velocity, the captain was obliged to give in.
Its motive speed, comparatively so moderate, was inexplicable to President Barbicane.
At this point, under their feet, rose Mount Helicon, 1,520 feet high, and round about the left rose moderate elevations, enclosing a small portion of the "Sea of Rains," under the name of the Gulf of Iris.
At last, being a better man than his corruptors, he was drawn in both directions until he halted midway and led a life, not of vulgar and slavish passion, but of what he deemed moderate indulgence in various pleasures.
Then you must further imagine the same thing to happen to the son which has already happened to the father:--he is drawn into a perfectly lawless life, which by his seducers is termed perfect liberty; and his father and friends take part with his moderate desires, and the opposite party assist the opposite ones.
Verily, he who possesseth little is so much the less possessed: blessed be moderate poverty!
If the machinery of the Law could be depended on to fathom every case of suspicion, and to conduct every process of inquiry, with moderate assistance only from the lubricating influences of oil of gold, the events which fill these pages might have claimed their share of the public attention in a Court of Justice.
Pickwick contemplated a stay of at least two months in Bath, he deemed it advisable to take private lodgings for himself and friends for that period; and as a favourable opportunity offered for their securing, on moderate terms, the upper portion of a house in the Royal Crescent, which was larger than they required, Mr.
At night the weather will remain hot and relatively humid with southeasterly wind, changing to light and moderate and ranging between 8-28 km/h.
It added that winds would be light to moderate, freshening up conditions in some areas, while temperatures are likely to hit a high of about43C on the coast and up to 48C inland.
Light to moderate rain fell today on the Wilayat of Ja'alan Bani Bu Hassan, with the formation of dense clouds across the Wilaya.
20 (Petra) -- The weather will be fair and partly cloudy today in most parts of the Kingdom and moderate in the Jordan Valley and Aqaba, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).
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