intemperate


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(of weather or climate) not mild

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excessive in behavior

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given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

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But they would have nothing to do with unhealthy and intemperate subjects, whose lives were of no use either to themselves or others; the art of medicine was not designed for their good, and though they were as rich as Midas, the sons of Asclepius would have declined to attend them.
Such an one,' said the lama, disregarding the dogs, 'is impolite to strangers, intemperate of speech and uncharitable.
Now do they set forth how it will doubtless be remembered that some time back a painful sensation was created in the public mind by a case of mysterious death from opium occurring in the first floor of the house occupied as a rag, bottle, and general marine store shop, by an eccentric individual of intemperate habits, far advanced in life, named Krook; and how, by a remarkable coincidence, Krook was examined at the inquest, which it may be recollected was held on that occasion at the Sol's Arms, a well-conducted tavern immediately adjoining the premises in question on the west side and licensed to a highly respectable landlord, Mr.
N-no, I have never given him money, and he knows well that I will never give him any; because I am anxious to keep him out of intemperate ways.
Who is that intemperate and brutal man whom we would redeem?
But he was a good chap, Ewbank, and don't you imagine he was at all intemperate.
Earlier, Mombasa Deputy Governor William Kingi said the Communication Authority's shutdown of local TV stations was 'draconian, intemperate and totally uncalled-for'.
My friends in Morpeth are shamed by the intemperate few who seem to see disagreement as a declaration of war and this is terrible example for young people in Morpeth.
I WAS disappointed by further intemperate attacks on Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party over President Trump's tomahawk missile attacks on a Syrian airfield.
Duterte's often intemperate blasts at the US government and his wholehearted efforts to be embraced by China, we wonder whether he understands the Filipino community's aspirations worldwide, US ambitions, or even the Chinese government's ambitions.
Respect EU decision AS a very young child, still partly in a state of infantile omnipotence, I would often lose at a simple game in an intemperate and petulant manner.
While this court has repeatedly concluded that 'cases involving a judge's rude or intemperate behavior in open court' are subject to discipline .
Certainly the chief minister cannot be pushed down from the winners slot but its Rajya Sabha spokesperson Derek O'Brien certainly beats his colleagues in the intemperate language competition," Singh said, adding O'Brien had certainly not acquired his asset from being a quiz master.
A Labour councillor, who wished to remain anonymous, said: "This intemperate use of language by Ralph is wholly inappropriate and entirely out of proportion given the mundane concerns he is expressing.
Because of my positive experiences of the health service in Wales, I am especially incensed by the vitriolic, intemperate attack on our health service and its governance by the Prime Minister (Western Mail, April 12).