intemperately


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in·tem·per·ate

 (ĭn-tĕm′pər-ĭt, -prĭt)
adj.
1. Not temperate or moderate, especially in rhetoric or tone; unrestrained: an intemperate denunciation. See Synonyms at excessive.
2. Given to excessive drinking of alcoholic beverages.

in·tem′per·ate·ly adv.
in·tem′per·ate·ness n.
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Adv.1.intemperately - indulging excessively; "he drank heavily"
References in classic literature ?
Stubb was a high liver; he was somewhat intemperately fond of the whale as a flavorish thing to his palate.
He (President Mugabe) has expressed himself vigorously, intemperately in relation to Britain over recent days, in charges that are wholely false, and I will be very happy to rebut that," said Mr Cook.
This solution thus brings into focus central Kierkegaardian themes--inwardness, existential movement, freedom--and his strategy of indirect communication, a strategy exhibiting, inter alia, a refusal to tamper with or intemperately impose upon the reader's inward self-activity.
He gazes north and south, and east and west, and is inclined to look intemperately upon the waters of the Mediterranean when they are blue.
To the degree that these habits are absent, and the delectationes of the body intemperately hold sway so that "the intention of the soul is attracted to inferior powers," (71) ab intelligibilia ad sensibilia, reason naturally "suffers defect," (72) is "maximally weakened," (73) and can even become "totally buried" (74) to the point that the soul loses authentic contact with the intelligible form and end of things.
There, according to a telegram to the Foreign Office, he was confronted by an official "reading from an intemperately worded text".
But when President Obama backed away from attacking the Assad regime Hollande's administration was left looking at once intemperately gung-ho and humbled.
But when President Obama backed away from attacking the Assad regime, there was no question of France unilaterally avenging the deaths of those killed in the chemical weapons strike; Hollande's administration was left looking at once intemperately gung-ho and humbled.
DELME Greening, the former Liberal Democrat Councillor for Butetown in Cardiff, rather intemperately accuses me of being thoughtless and out of touch by exploring whether a car-free estate is a viable option in Cardiff (You Say, September 20).
First, he watched Scott Walker, currently his main competitor for the Republican front-runner slot, stumble through another not-ready-for-prime-time moment, first hiring a well-liked young consultant named Liz Mair and then sacking her one day later because it turned out that she had tweeted intemperately about the sacred state of Iowa.
Antony may be inventing an excuse in this particular instance, but feasting one's friends and allies, even intemperately, was a time-honored instrument of diplomacy, even for Shakespeare's Romans, as the scene on Pompey's galley attests.