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- adv. In an intemperate manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In an intemperate manner; immoderately; excessively; without restraint.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an intemperate manner; immoderately; excessively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. indulging excessively
The other man, who has not even so much as introduced himself, smiles at Isaac, which causes the old man to sigh intemperately.
Sen. Durbin intemperately reprises his old argument which is essentially that price fixing is bad unless the government is the one fixing the prices.
Boldly, perhaps intemperately, Scott Rasmussen and Douglas Schoen assert that the tea party movement "is here to stay, and that represents a fundamental and generational transformation of American politics."
It has produced its first report on the expenses claimed by MPs in the new parliament, indicating a marked decline in the overall sum now claimed from the taxpayer, and it has been praised (grudgingly) and criticised (intemperately) by some MPs, up to and including the prime minister himself, who has decreed the new system to be "not acceptable".
“He spoke so—intemperately—that I had to restrain myself from using my stick on him.”
Anna Zubrzycki, the company's co-founder, lends Lady Macbeth a steely determination, but relies overmuch on sforzando by which odd phrases are intemperately bellowed.
I am a bad person, because I feel overwhelmingly tempted to scream, or perhaps shout (and intemperately, I might add) that maybe Ann just needs to get laid.
When Steele is deposed of his chairmanship, it will be because of his intemperately moderate comments on both issues, which have predictably energized the party's social conservatives.
That's quite a bit different from an Obama spokescreature speaking intemperately to a foreign journalist.
Officials reacted quickly, if somewhat intemperately, to keep the city calm -- Mayor Young called the killing a murder.