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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
regatta - boat or yacht race
gleam - brief flash of light; glow; V.
gnarled - twisted
lunar - pertaining to the moon
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms
beset - harass or trouble from all directions; hem in
cower - shrink quivering as from fear; cringe
misnomer - wrong or improper name; incorrect designation