temper, in the mood, wind


: ux|en|to have a good, bad, calm, or hasty temper

: ux|en|He has quite a (bad) temper when dealing with salespeople.

*: ...I must testify, from my experience, that a temper of peace, thankfulness, love, and affection, is much the more proper frame for prayer than that of terror and discomposure...

: the temper of mortar

*: The exquisiteness of his [Christs] bodily temper increased the exquisiteness of his torment.

: to keep ones temper

*: To fall with dignity, with temper rise.

*: Restore yourselves to your tempers, fathers.

: the temper of iron or steel

*: The perfect lawgiver is a just temper between the mere man of theory, who can see nothing but general principles, and the mere man of business, who can see nothing but particular circumstances.

: Temper your language around children.

: Tempering is a heat treatment technique applied to metals, alloys, and glass to achieve greater toughness by increasing the strength of materials and/or ductility. Tempering is performed by a controlled reheating of the work piece to a temperature below its lower eutectic critical temperature.

*: The tempered metals clash, and yield a silver sound.

*: With which the damned ghosts he governeth, / And furies rules, and Tartare tempereth.

*: You fools! I and my fellows

*: Are ministers of fate: the elements

*: Of whom your swords are temperd may as well

*: Wound the loud winds, or with bemockd-at stabs

*: Kill the still-closing waters, as diminish

*: One dowle thats in my plume; ...

*: Puritan austerity was so tempered by Dutch indifference, that mercy itself could not have dictated a milder system.

*: Woman! lovely woman! nature made thee / To temper man: we had been brutes without you.

*: But thy fire / Shall be more tempered, and thy hope far higher.

*: She [the Goddess of Justice] threw darkness and clouds about her, that tempered the light into a thousand beautiful shades and colours.

*: Thy sustenance ... serving to the appetite of the eater, tempered itself to every mans liking.

: I don’t want to go out—I’m not in the mood.

: I’m in the mood for dancing.

: Im in a sad mood since I dumped my lover.

: Hes in a mood with me today.

: Im not in the mood for running today.

: A good politician senses the mood of the crowd.

: The most common mood in English is the indicative.

: ux|en|The wind blew through her hair as she stood on the deck of the ship.

: ux|en|As they accelerated onto the motorway, the wind tore the plywood off the cars roof-rack.

: ux|en|The winds in Chicago are fierce.

: ux|en|the wind of a cannon ball;  the wind of a bellows

: ux|en|After the second lap he was already out of wind.

: ux|en|The fall knocked the wind out of him.

*: If my wind were but long enough to say my prayers, I would repent.

: ux|en|Steve caught wind of Marthas dalliance with his best friend.

: ux|en|Eww. Someone just passed wind.

*: Their instruments were various in their kind, / Some for the bow, and some for breathing wind.

*: Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain.

*: Nor think thou with wind / Of airy threats to awe.

: The boxer was winded during round two.

: I can’t run another step — I’m winded.

: The hounds winded the game.

: ux|en|to wind thread on a spool or into a ball

*: Whether to wind / The woodbine round this arbour.

*: It was April 22, 1831, and a young man was walking down Whitehall in the direction of Parliament Street. He wore shepherds plaid trousers and the swallow-tail coat of the day, with a figured muslin cravat wound about his wide-spread collar.

: ux|en|Please wind that old-fashioned alarm clock.

*: Sleep, and I will wind thee in arms.

: ux|en|Vines wind round a pole.  The river winds through the plain.

*: He therefore turned him to the steep and rocky path which...winded through the thickets of wild boxwood and other low aromatic shrubs.

*: The lowing herd wind slowly oer the lea.

*: The long and winding road / That leads to your door / Will never disappear.

*: to turn and wind a fiery Pegasus

*: Gifts blind the wise, and bribes do please / And wind all other witnesses.

*: Were our legislature vested in the prince, he might wind and turn our constitution at his pleasure.

*: You have contrived...to wind / Yourself into a power tyrannical.

*: little arts and dexterities they have to wind in such things into discourse

: ux|en|to wind a rope with twine

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