Word "TEMPER" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a sudden outburst of anger
Synonyms:
irritation, pique
Examples:
his temper sparked like damp firewood

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else
Synonyms:
moderate, mollify, season
Examples:
she tempered her criticism

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
Synonyms:
toughness

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Mood of agent encountered on return The Times Cryptic 19 Oct 2022
Salesperson encountered rising anger The Times Cryptic 08 Sep 2022
A bad thing to lose Family Time 04 Sep 2022
Moderate fit of rage The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Aug 2022
Angry state of mind The Telegraph Quick 27 Jun 2022
State of mind Newsday 12 Jun 2022
Tendency to anger easily The Times Concise 24 May 2022
Stepmother lets off shot in fit of rage Irish Times Crosaire 15 Apr 2022
Soften mood The Times Cryptic 07 Apr 2022
Mood tense over missing gold sovereign The Guardian Cryptic 07 Apr 2022
Moderate rage The Times Cryptic 18 Mar 2022
Came across reactionary for a moderate The Guardian Cryptic 03 Dec 2021
Stabilize, as chocolate Universal 02 Aug 2021
What no one is happy to lose? Universal 09 Jul 2021
Toughen by heating and cooling Irish Times Simplex 04 Jun 2021
Frame of mind The Telegraph Quick 10 May 2021
Angry state of mind The Times Concise 09 Feb 2021
State of mind LA Times Daily 29 Aug 2020
State of mind The Washington Post 29 Aug 2020
Disposition The Telegraph Quick 18 Aug 2020
Fit of anger Irish Times Simplex 04 Feb 2020
Tone down Premier Sunday 02 Feb 2020
Stepmother lets off shot in fit of rage Irish Times Crosaire 04 Oct 2019
Mood; moderate The Telegraph Quick 21 Sep 2019
Disposition Eugene Sheffer 08 Oct 2018
Stepmother releases shot in fit of rage Irish Times Crosaire 03 Oct 2018
Mood The Telegraph Quick 26 Sep 2018
Bad thing to flare up Universal 30 May 2018
Disposition Thomas Joseph 05 Apr 2018
Modify The Telegraph Quick 29 Mar 2018
Moderate anger The Telegraph Cryptic 14 Feb 2018
Bile from spleen? Irish Times Crosaire 23 Jan 2018
Bad thing to flare up
Tendency to anger Newsday 28 Nov 2017
Mollify bad mood The Telegraph Cryptic 21 Oct 2017
You might lose yours in an argument New York Times 10 Oct 2017
Home of Arizona State University New York Times 24 Aug 2017
Moderate The Telegraph Quick 31 Mar 2017
Moderate much of painting technique The Telegraph Toughie 04 Jan 2017
You might lose yours in an argument
Home of Arizona State University
Type of tantrum Universal 09 Oct 2016
Type of tantrum
Rage The Telegraph Quick 26 Nov 2015
Mark of a hothead LA Times Daily 20 Sep 2015
Harden or soften The Telegraph Cryptic 24 May 2015
It's not cool to lose composure Irish Times Crosaire 06 Apr 2015
Moderate New York Times 05 Apr 2015
Disposition Family Time 29 Mar 2015
Tendency to get angry Newsday 10 Feb 2015
Tantrum shown by office worker about over The Telegraph Cryptic 15 Jan 2015
Mark of a hothead
Tendency to get angry
Moderate
__ tantrum
Ager
It may be explosive
Disposition
State of mind
Moderate
Short fuse, so to speak
Short fuse, so to speak
State of mind
State of mind
When repeated, statement after an explosion
Moderate
Strengthen, as steel
Frame of mind
Word repeated after someone starts to show anger
Disposition
It may be lost
Disposition
Soften or harden
Tone down
Moderate
Tone down
It may be foul
It may be short
State of mind
It can be hot, short or explosive
Short fuse, so to speak
Soften
Mitigate
Something to control
What a hothead loses
Frame of mind
Modify.
Moderate.
Frame of mind.
Disposition of mind.
Display of irritation.
Reduce in violence.
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