Moderation


Moderation
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Moderation->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ moderation
moderation
lenity
&c. 740
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ temperateness
temperateness
gentleness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sobriety
sobriety
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ quiet
quiet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mental calmness
mental calmness
&c.(inexcitability) 826
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ moderating
moderating
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ anaphrodisia
anaphrodisia
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ relaxation
relaxation
remission
mitigation
tranquilization
assuagement
contemporation
pacification
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ measure
measure
juste milieu
golden mean
=></<gr/ariston metron/gr >/>
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ moderator
moderator
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ lullaby
lullaby
sedative
lenitive
demulcent
antispasmodic
carminative
laudanum
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ rose water
rose water
balm
poppy
opiate
anodyne
milk
opium
=>poppy or mandragora
poppy or mandragora
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ wet blanket
wet blanket
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ palliative
palliative
PARAG:Moderation->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be-moderate
be-moderate
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ keep within bounds
keep within bounds
keep within compass
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ sober down
sober down
settle down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ keep the peace
keep the peace
remit
relent
take in sail
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ moderate
moderate
soften
mitigate
temper
accoy|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ attemper
attemper
contemper
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mollify
mollify
lenify
dulcify
dull
take off the edge
blunt
obtund
sheathe
subdue
chasten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ sober down
sober down
tone down
smooth down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ weaken
weaken
&c. 160
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lessen
lessen
&c.(decrease) 36
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ check palliate
check palliate
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ tranquilize
tranquilize
pacify
assuage
appease
swag
lull
soothe
compose
still
calm
calm down
cool
quiet
hush
quell
sober
pacify
tame
damp
lay
allay
rebate
slacken
smooth
alleviate
rock to sleep
deaden
smooth
throw cold water on
throw a wet blanket over
turn off
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ slake
slake
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ curb
curb
&c.(restrain) 751
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ tame
tame
&c.(subjugate) 749
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ smooth over
smooth over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ pour oil on the waves
pour oil on the waves
pour oil on the troubled waters
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ pour balm into
pour balm into
mattre de l'eau dans son vin
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ go out like a lamb
go out like a lamb
=>roar you as gently as any sucking dove,
roar you as gently as any sucking dove
=>(Midsummer-Night's Dream)
PARAG:Moderation->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ moderate
moderate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ lenient
lenient
&c. 740
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ gentle
gentle
mild
mellow
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cool
cool
sober
temperate
reasonable
measured
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tempered
tempered
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ calm
calm
unruffled
quiet
tranquil
still
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ slow
slow
smooth
untroubled
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ tame
tame
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ peaceful
peaceful
peaceable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ pacific
pacific
halcyon
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unexciting
unexciting
unirritating
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ soft
soft
bland
oily
demulcent
lenitive
anodyne
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hypnotic
hypnotic
&c. 683
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sedative
sedative
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ antiorgastic
antiorgastic
anaphrodisiac
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ mild as mother's milk
mild as mother's milk
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ milk and water
milk and water
PARAG:Moderation->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ moderately
moderately
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ gingerly
gingerly
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ piano
piano
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under easy sail
under easy sail
at half speed
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ within bounds
within bounds
within compass
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in reason
in reason

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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