attemper: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (u-tem'pur), [key]
— v.t. Archaic.
  1. to modify or moderate by mixing or blending with something different or opposite.
  2. to regulate or modify the temperature of.
  3. to soothe; mollify; mitigate.
  4. to accommodate; adapt (usually fol. by to).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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