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distemper vb.: to disturb, disorder Tw.N. II. i. 5 “the malignancy of my fate might, perhaps, yours,” Ven. 653 “disturbing Jealousy . . . Distempering gentle Love in his desire.” ∥ See also DISTEMPERED.
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