habitually+temperate

  • 1 temperate — adj 1. moderate, self restrained, self controlled, self disciplined; self possessed, in control, self assured, self confident, poised; composed, cool, calm, collected, cool headed; level headed, equani mous, balanced; sane, lucid, clear, rational …

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  • 2 Sober — Sober, a. [Compar. {Soberer}; superl. {Soberest}.] [OE. sobre, F. sobre, from L. sobrius, probably from a prefix so expressing separation + ebrius drunken. Cf. {Ebriety}.] 1. Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; as, a …

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  • 3 Soberer — Sober Sober, a. [Compar. {Soberer}; superl. {Soberest}.] [OE. sobre, F. sobre, from L. sobrius, probably from a prefix so expressing separation + ebrius drunken. Cf. {Ebriety}.] 1. Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; …

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  • 4 Soberest — Sober Sober, a. [Compar. {Soberer}; superl. {Soberest}.] [OE. sobre, F. sobre, from L. sobrius, probably from a prefix so expressing separation + ebrius drunken. Cf. {Ebriety}.] 1. Temperate in the use of spirituous liquors; habitually temperate; …

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  • 5 sober — soberingly, adv. soberly, adv. soberness, n. /soh beuhr/, adj., soberer, soberest, v. adj. 1. not intoxicated or drunk. 2. habitually temperate, esp. in the use of liquor. 3. quiet or sedate in demeanor, as persons. 4. mark …

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  • 6 abstemious — a. Abstinent (by habit), sober, moderate, habitually temperate, sparing in diet See abstinent …

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  • 7 sober — so•ber [[t]ˈsoʊ bər[/t]] adj. ber•er, ber•est, v. 1) not drunk 2) habitually temperate, esp. in the use of liquor 3) quiet or sedate in demeanor: a serious, sober couple[/ex] 4) marked by seriousness, solemnity, etc.: a sober occasion[/ex] 5)… …

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  • 8 sober — /ˈsoʊbə / (say sohbuh) adjective 1. not intoxicated or drunk. 2. habitually temperate, especially with alcoholic drink. 3. quiet or sedate in demeanour, as persons. 4. marked by seriousness, gravity, solemnity, etc., as demeanour, speech, etc. 5 …

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  • 9 charadriiform — ▪ bird order Introduction    any member of the large group of birds (bird) that includes the sandpipers (sandpiper), plovers (plover), gulls (gull), auks (auk), and their relatives. These birds form an important and familiar segment of the… …

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  • 10 reptile — reptilelike, adj. reptiloid /rep tl oyd /, adj. /rep til, tuyl/, n. 1. any cold blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia, comprising the turtles, snakes, lizards, crocodilians, amphisbaenians, tuatara, and various extinct members including the… …

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  • 11 pelecaniform — [pel΄ ə kan′ə fôrm΄] adj. of, or having the nature of, an order (Pelecaniformes) of swimming birds having all four toes connected in a webbed foot, including pelicans and cormorants * * * ▪ bird Introduction    any of the relatively large and… …

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  • 12 primate — primatal, adj., n. primatial /pruy may sheuhl/, primatical /pruy mat i keuhl/, adj. /pruy mayt/ or, esp. for 1, /pruy mit/, n. 1. Eccles. an archbishop or bishop ranking first among the bishops of a province or country. 2. any of various… …

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  • 13 river — river1 riverless, adj. riverlike, adj. /riv euhr/, n. 1. a natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course or channel or series of diverging and converging channels. 2. a similar stream of something other than water: a… …

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  • 14 passeriform — /pas euhr euh fawrm , peuh ser euh /, adj. of or pertaining to the order Passeriformes; passerine. [ < NL Passeriformes, equiv. to L passer sparrow + iformes IFORMES] * * * ▪ bird Introduction also called  passerine  or  perching bird     any… …

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  • 15 pleuronectiform — ▪ fish order Introduction also called  flatfish,         any member of the order Pleuronectiformes, which includes about 600 species of bony, oval shaped, flattened fishes such as the flounder, halibut, and turbot. The pleuronectiforms are unique …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 orthopteran — /awr thop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. orthopterous. n. 2. an orthopterous insect. [1895 1900; < NL Orthopter(a) (see ORTHOPTERON) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   broadly, any member of one of four insect orders. Orthopteran has come to be regarded… …

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  • 19 Spain — /spayn/, n. a kingdom in SW Europe. Including the Balearic and Canary islands, 39,244,195; 194,988 sq. mi. (505,019 sq. km). Cap.: Madrid. Spanish, España. * * * Spain Introduction Spain Background: Spain s powerful world empire of the 16th and… …

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  • 20 Temperance Movements — • Covers the history in Europe, the United States, and Canada Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Temperance Movements     Temperance Movements      …

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