verb (used with object) Archaic.
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Origin of attemper
OTHER WORDS FROM attemperun·at·tem·pered, adjective
Words nearby attemper
Example sentences from the Web for attemper
Lifted sashes and lofty ceilings were insufficient to attemper it.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
Her eye proclaims her of the Briton-line; Her lion-port, her awe-commanding face, Attemper'd sweet to virgin-grace.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
Of his answer we require you to advertise us with all diligence, for according thereunto we intend to attemper our proceedings.History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II.|James Anthony Froude
It was evident that neither fire nor clothing would, in an habitation like that, attemper the chilling blasts.Ormond, Volume I (of 3)|Charles Brockden Brown