temper (v.) Old form(s): temper'd, temp'red
blend, mix, concoct, compound
AYL I.ii.12[Celia to Rosalind] if the truth of thy love to me were so righteously tempered as mine is to thee;
Cym V.v.250[Cornelius to Cymbeline] The queen ... very oft importuned me / To temper poisons for her
Ham V.ii.322[Laertes to Hamlet, of Claudius] It is a poison tempered by himself
MA II.ii.19[Borachio to Don John] The poison ... lies in you to temper
RJ III.iii.115[Friar to Romeo] I thought thy disposition better tempered
RJ III.v.97[Juliet to Lady Capulet, of poison] I would temper it - / That Romeo should ... / Soon sleep in quiet [also: moderate]
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