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intemperance

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1 habitual or excessive drinking of intoxicants
  • in his harangue on the perils of drink, the prohibitionist claimed that intemperance has always been the number one destroyer of marriages

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2 a propensity for extremes in one's actions, beliefs, or habits
  • there's a wearisome intemperance in his verbal attacks against any and all who dare to disagree with him

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“Intemperance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intemperance. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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