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intemperate
Definition: (adjective) Given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites, especially for intoxicating liquors. Synonyms: hard, heavy. Usage: As he was prone to intemperate behavior at the alehouse, she expected him to stumble out of the carriage, hiccupping, in the wee hours of the morning. Discuss

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