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tepid

moderately warm to the touch.

tepid

(tĕp′ĭd) [L. tepidus, lukewarm]
Slightly warm; lukewarm.
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Consumer borrowing during the subprime boom is often blamed for the severity of the recession that followed and for the slow speed of the tepid recovery.
Then the coup de grace ( a teapot arrived, filled with -- more tepid water.
For Americans, who have been weaned on multimedia saturation, this was tepid stuff.
Funny, I say, how Kerry can't seem to rally anything but tepid support from the people who will end up voting for him .
Babies don't really get that dirty, unless they are learning to roll and crawl in the mud, so a short soak in tepid (never, ever hot
Robards provides a tepid, unvoiced performance that is adequate.
After a late kick-off last summer re-introducing regularly scheduled flights between Elliot Lake, Manitoulin Island and Toronto, and a tepid reaction to flying after Sept.
Its tepid support for the launch of the new money and critical comments about the euro by several of its cabinet ministers provided the pretext for another round of attacks.
Not even a passing glance was exchanged between the two as the teams came out and there were certainly no fireworks on the touchline in what was a tepid opening 45 minutes.
In fact, one of the performers went on to write, produce, and direct a video called The Fist, The Whole Fist and Nothing But The Fist that its production company later pulled from the catalog due to a tepid response from nervous distributors.
Thousands of kilometers away on Wall Street, bondholders bludgeon Cavallo for tepid budget cuts.
The President made a goad decision in upholding the national forest roadless area policy adapted by the Clinton administration, but later his support seemed tepid as the policy come under attack in the courts (see americanforests.