Usage:whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
Usage:His punishment was tempered by pardon.
Usage:Steel is tempered by constantly heating in the fire .
Usage:A temperate person controls his senses.
Usage:One must have a cool temperament to tackle any situation.
Usage:he used the privileges of his office temperately
Usage:She is temperamental.
Usage:temperamental indifference to neatness