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.
Yet if that I take it intemperately, My soule and body may be hurt thereby.
Also, as behavior of individual is intemperately influenced by demographic characteristics like gender, age, education, income, etc.
To illustrate the contrast between classical Greek and modern understandings of freedom it might be helpful to think of an alcoholic possessed by a constant, burning desire to drink intemperately.
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.
In the other case of excess, the person practicing the vice could be intemperately active, threatening one's own life (e.
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).
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.
Censors "had the power to take away a horse," says Plutarch, "or expel out of the senate anyone who lived intemperately and out of order.