temperance
1. [ noun ] the trait of avoiding excesses
Synonyms: moderation
Related terms: intemperance restraint natural_virtue abstemiousness sobriety
2. [ noun ] the act of tempering
Related terms: combination combination anneal
3. [ noun ] abstaining from excess
Synonyms: sobriety
Related terms: abstinence
Similar spelling:   tempera
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  temperamental
  tempura
  ten_percent
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  temporize
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