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Definition of Attempering
AttemperingAttemper At*tem"per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attempered; p. pr.
& vb. n. Attempering.] [OF. atemprer, fr. L. attemperare;
ad + temperare to soften, temper. See Temper, and cf.
1. To reduce, modify, or moderate, by mixture; to temper; to
regulate, as temperature.
If sweet with bitter . . . were not attempered
2. To soften, mollify, or moderate; to soothe; to temper; as,
to attemper rigid justice with clemency.
3. To mix in just proportion; to regulate; as, a mind well
attempered with kindness and justice.
4. To accommodate; to make suitable; to adapt.
Arts . . . attempered to the lyre. --Pope.
Note: This word is now not much used, the verb temper taking
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