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::: temperate - moderate; restrained; self-controlled; moderate in respect to temperature; CF. temperance: moderation and self-restraint; abstinence of alcoholic drinks; Ex. temperance society
::: sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
::: brazen - insolent; without shame; bold; Ex. brazen lie; V: face with bold self-assurance or with unshamed confidence
::: repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
::: foray - raid; sudden raid or military advance; V.
::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful
::: artifice - deception; trickery
::: fanaticism - excessive zeal; extreme devotion to a belief or cause; N. fanatic; ADJ. fanatic
::: combustible - easily burned; N. CF. combustion
::: bilious - suffering from indigestion; sick from having too much bile; irritable; easily irritated