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temperate

having a climate intermediate between tropical and polar; moderate or mild in temperature
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He then defended himself, with a beautiful mixture of warmth and temperateness, from the accusation of any want of reverence for Science, in the proper sense of the word--Science, that raised the mind to the contemplation of God in works, and which was pursued with that end as its primary and great object; but as for all other science, all science which put this end out of view, all science which was a bare collection of facts for their own sake, or to be applied merely to the material uses of life, he thought it degraded instead of raising the species.
Then, there are the reactions to the new government, which have been marked by a temperateness of tone that is highly unusual -- and all the more surprising, given that David Cameron, the new Conservative prime minister, has not exactly been the bearer of good news.
Then, there are the reactions to the new government, which have been marked by a temperateness of tone that is highly unusual - and all the more surprising, given that David Cameron, the new prime minister, has not exactly been the bearer of good news.
Guzman alternates a rather more substantial array of triumphs (will, reason, knowledge, prudence, justice, friendship, religion, piety, obedience, fortitude, patience, constancy, fortune, temperateness, humility, fame, etc.