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Marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low
“He was an easy-going man of very moderate views.”
Average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree
“On a moderate level of intensity, such feelings would amount to what is usually categorized as cheerfulness.”
Avoiding extremes in behavior or expression
“A moderate amount of stress can be beneficial.”
Avoiding major social change or extreme political ideas
“He, along with other pragmatists, feared that it could split his party into moderate and radical factions and undermine its ability to govern.”
To grow less in scope or intensity especially gradually
“They are hoping that she will be persuaded to moderate her views.”
To preside over a meeting, discussion, etc
“I was invited to moderate a panel on best-rate guarantees and the role of such guarantees.”
Make or become less extreme, intense, rigorous, or violent
“Original walls over 2m thick and deeply recessed small windows moderate internal temperatures.”
A person who holds moderate views
“… to the community's detriment, moderates were often shouted down at town meetings by the local hotheads.”
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