temper

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Noun[change]

Singular
temper

Plural
tempers

  1. (countable & uncountable) If you have a temper, you often get mad quickly.
    Because of my temper, when I saw what he had done, I got very angry.
  2. One's temper can be one's nature.
    Count Cross-Stitch's genial temper makes him a charming house guest.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
temper

Third-person singular
tempers

Past tense
tempered

Past participle
tempered

Present participle
tempering