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Daemon
Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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intemperate

(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.
TheParser
Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014 7:02:21 AM
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I also like the definition of "lack of self-control."


The whole ugly mess in the Ukraine is due to the inability of Russia's current czar to restrain his intemperate outbursts of patriotic fervor.
curmudgeonine
Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014 8:27:38 AM

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excessive
excaelis
Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:32:39 AM

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To force someone to work in a non-permanent position

Sanity is not statistical
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