Obtemperate
Obtemperate \Ob*tem"per*ate\, v. t. [L. obtemperare, obtemperatum to obey.] To obey. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • obtemperate — ob·tem·per·ate …   English syllables

  • obtemperate — ˌrāt transitive verb Etymology: Middle English obtemperat, from Latin obtemperatus, past participle of obtemperare to comply, obey archaic : obey …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obtemper — Ob*tem per, v. t. & i. [See {Obtemperate}.] (Scots Law) To obey (a judgment or decree). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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