Phrases with the verb "to temper"

Examples of verb "to temper" in the Pluperfect Tense

Temper (Pluperfect)

When time had tempered her anguish, she saw with clear eyes that her acts had been guided by hallucination.

Suffering, hope deferred and much service of others had tempered her face to an expression of great delicacy.

Examples of verb "to temper" in the Imperfect Tense

Temper (Imperfect)

The blinding sunlight did not temper the cold, which cut the face and made the lungs ache.

Examples of verb "to temper" in the Future Tense

Temper (Future)

Your warm blood will heat our zeal — our colder resolves will temper yours.

Other verbs and sentences related to "temper"

Verbs similar to temper

moderate

He never opened his mouth but to howl for her, at her, sometimes about her; and then he did not moderate the terms of his abuse.

harden

It was a little globe of hardened glass, of a magnificent full dark blue color.

anger

I’d perhaps better not have angered him, but it wouldn’t make much difference.

calm

Mrs. Loveday jumped up, but before she could say anything to soothe the agitated girl she had calmed herself with the same singular suddenness that had marked her giving way.

poise

The day had greyed over; the small blue sky that had poised low on its circular rims of haze was closed in again, the lid was down, there was a raw coldness.

rage

The battle was raging nearer, and the firing was incessant.

tame

Do not imagine that I bear malice; no, you have tamed me, as you say; but it must be confessed that in taming me you have lowered me; by bowing me you have convicted me of weakness.

cool

Drive slowly under these trees, Dare. It is cooling to look at them after sitting behind that steaming volcano of a turkey.

ease

He was beginning to feel grateful to her for that something final in her tone which had eased the strain.

lessen

So far the primary difficulties lessened themselves when they were well looked in the face.

nerve

Something in the young man’s aspect had nerved me.

mitigate

The duchess I think was right in her endeavour to mitigate the riot among Mrs Munro’s nymphs.

quiet

The discovery of the photograph quieted me as nothing had quieted me yet.