Definition of Attempering

1. Verb. (present participle of attemper) ¹



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Definition of Attempering

1. attemper [v] - See also: attemper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attempering

attaste
attasted
attastes
attasting
atteint
attemper
attemperament
attemperaments
attemperate
attemperated
attemperates
attemperating
attemperation
attemperations
attempered
attempering (current term)
attemperly
attemperment
attempers
attempre
attempt
attemptable
attempted
attempted rape
attempter
attempters
attempting
attemptive
attempts
attenable

Literary usage of Attempering

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1. Oxford University Statutes by University of Oxford, George Robert Michael Ward, James Heywood (1851)
"Of fashioning and attempering Philosophical Institution to Divine Truth. IN like manner it is enacted, that the lecturers in philosophy ehall, whenever they ..."

2. Euripides by Euripides, Robert Potter (1832)
"attempering to the chorded shell, That loves to guide the mazy-winding feet, Whilst the whispering reed around 1125 Breathes a soft responsive sound, ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"Through a style sometimes Eastern in flush and fervor, and again tropical in heat and luxuriance, were always seen the adjusting and attempering habit of ..."

4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... With trembling tenderness of hope and fear Pleasingly pam'd, was all employ'd for her ; The rouz'd emotions warring in her breast, attempering, ..."

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