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Synonyms for temperately

in a sparing manner


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He was likewise reported to have said that in former times a stigma had been cast upon the body by the execution of George Barnwell, to which they should not have basely submitted, but should have demanded him of the legislature-- temperately at first; then by an appeal to arms, if necessary--to be dealt with as they in their wisdom might think fit.
I must temperately but firmly call upon you, sir, to amend that question.
economy is entering a 'moderate core' stage of economic growth, which is generally indicated by corporate profits growing temperately, a continuation of employment growth, and a Federal Reserve posture that is supportive of economic growth while keeping its inflation target in focus.
Macerate the Rose in his own juice, adding thereto, being temperately warme, a convenient proportion either of yeast or ferment: leave them a few daies in fermentation, til they have gotten a strong and heady smell, beginning to incline toward vinegar then distill them in balneo in glass bodies luted to their helmes (happely a Limbeck will do better .
Lauderdale may not have been temperately adapted to the cooler climate in Louisiana, or initial release numbers were too low to adequately establish populations.
Nay, nay, nay--I'm not sorry that she has been happy--no, no, I am glad of that--I would not have had her sad or sick--yet surely a sympathetic heart would have shown itself even in the choice of a song--she might have been temperately healthy, and somehow, plaintively gay;--but she has been dancing too, I doubt not
After he was awhile established, he Ordered himself so discreetly, so temperately and so wisely, that both she and all her family were governed by his high wisdom and discretion.
A sustainable use of finance in the case of football clubs would be realized by temperately investing in infrastructure or youth development and not by covering pathological financial deficits caused by overspending on salaries and transfer fees.
I have lived temperately, eating little animal food, and that not as an ailment but as a condiment for the vegetables which constitute my principal diet.
Live hard and temperately, be respectful, exercise your self-denial, bring up your family on next to nothing, pay your rent as regularly as the clock strikes, [and] be punctual in your dealings: (Dickens 1988, 111)