What is the opposite of temperate?

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Opposite of mild or moderate in quality or character
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Opposite of showing moderation or self-restraint
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(of climate or weather) Opposite of not aggressive or violent in nature
“A powerful storm is brewing.”
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(of a person) Opposite of reserved in nature
“Our neighbor was a sociable man who always made an effort to get to know you.”
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Opposite of restraining behavior or appetite
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Opposite of tending to drink only moderate quantities of alcohol
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(of the weather) Opposite of summery in nature
“Animals instinctively know how to prepare for the wintry weather.”
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Opposite of not influenced by strong emotion, and so able to be rational and impartial
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Opposite of having an easygoing and pleasing manner, especially in social situations
“Ryan is so rude, and would often make disrespectful gesticulations when provoked.”
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Opposite of not easily upset or excited
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Opposite of providing physical comfort
“We went away for a quick holiday but the kids made it rather stressful.”
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Opposite of self-disciplined or ascetic
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Opposite of not stormy or cloudy
“Beneath the cloudy sky, the green and blue shade cast by the giant trees fell in a mottled pattern on the forest floor.”
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Opposite of the pleasantness of warm and sunny weather
“We had to cancel our date at the beach due to overcast weather.”
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Opposite of even-tempered and reasonable
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Opposite of not varying or fluctuating greatly
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Opposite of marked by moderate behavior not given to excesses
“He unleashed on them, a torrent of abuse that was unrestrained and unwarranted.”
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Opposite of marked by temperatures that are neither too high nor too low
“The plants and animals that live here are able to survive harsh sunlight, extreme temperatures, and little rainfall.”
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Opposite of tolerant of deviation
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Opposite of shy, extremely humble and modest
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Opposite of possible to excuse
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Opposite of averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values
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Opposite of not displaying emotion
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Opposite of having sound or fair judgment based on good sense
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Opposite of in a state of comfort and relaxation
“They all saw Dawn as their sworn enemy, which made for an uncomfortable weekend away for me because I was now seen as a traitor.”
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Opposite of pleasant and amicable in nature
“The two hot-headed professors had a hostile debate about the reality and effects of climate change.”
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Opposite of accommodating or permissive in nature
“No surprise then that writers so often prove such a stubborn, contrary lot.”
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(of weather) Opposite of pleasant or agreeable
“We can't go to the beach today due to the stormy weather.”
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