Distemperate
Distemperate Dis*tem"per*ate, a. [LL. distemperatus, p. p.] 1. Immoderate. [Obs.] --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster]

2. Diseased; disordered. [Obs.] --Wodroephe. [1913 Webster]


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