Translation of destemplar in English:
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 2 [nervios] to fray lo único que hizo fue destemplar los ánimos he only made everyone even more agitated o/or made things even more fraught
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (destemplarse)
- 1 (indisponerse) to become unwell; (con fiebre) to get a slight fever, to get a bit of a temperature (inglés británico/British English)
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