- r with restraint
he used the privileges of his office temperately
- r without extravagance
these preferences are temperately stated
- r in a sparing manner; without overindulgence
indulged temperately in cocktails
- Senator Connally temperately limited himself to declaiming: "The burglar who breaks into a house at night doesn't believe in private rights or security.
- Delicately, temperately, he writes of "Springtime along the Pennsylvania Railroad," "Tenement Children," "Keats," "Friendship," "The Lackawanna Ferry.
- Last week's excursion was hailed more temperately.