He ran as a moderate—a pro-choicer, for example—and governed pretty much in that mold.
Thus the gender gap widens—and the moderate makeover unravels.
I would also differ with the evidence Avlon presents in his case for a moderate Bob Kerrey.
This past year, Beinart apparently canceled a talk after learning that a JVP board member was scheduled to moderate the event.
It is a victory for a moderate man, whose charisma remains intact.
Send to a moderate oven, and, when colored a light brown, serve.
I was then younger than I am, and he gave me his business because my charges were moderate.
Head rather large, ovate; neck of moderate length, body compact.
His ground was that of moderate anti-slavery and Republicanism.
On the nervous system it acts as a pleasant stimulant and restorative, its moderate use not being followed by depression.
late 14c., originally of weather and other physical conditions, from Latin moderatus "within bounds, observing moderation;" figuratively "modest, restrained," past participle of moderari "to regulate, mitigate, restrain, temper, set a measure, keep (something) within measure," related to modus "measure," from PIE *med-es-, from base *med- (see medical (adj.)). The notion is "keeping within due measure." In English, of persons from early 15c.; of opinions from 1640s; of prices from 1904. Related: Moderateness.
early 15c., "to abate excessiveness;" from Latin moderatus, past participle of moderari (see moderate (adj.)). Meaning "to preside over a debate" is first attested 1570s. Related: Moderated; moderating.
"one who holds moderate opinions on controversial subjects," 1794, from moderate (adj.). Related: Moderatism; -moderantism.