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tepid

moderately warm to the touch.

tepid

(tĕp′ĭd) [L. tepidus, lukewarm]
Slightly warm; lukewarm.
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TOKYO, Ramadan 12, 1435, July 09, 2014, SPA -- Asian stocks fell for a third day Wednesday and European markets traded tepidly as caution spread ahead of corporate earnings and after record highs on Wall Street, AP reported.
Damrosch criticizes Ehrenpreis for taking Swift's orthodox statements at face value: "Strangely, though a man of subtle irony himself, he insisted that literature always means exactly what it says, and that Swift's thinking and life were massively conventional--his views on religion, politics, and love were all tepidly middle of the road.
Lenin would be rolling in his grave, if they ever stopped worshiping him long enough to dig one large enough to accommodate his failed and murderous ideology, so tepidly kept alive by the anachronism that is the SPLC.
Though tepidly supported by the Opposition parties, Ottawa's position has widely been seen as pandering to the large Ukrainian-Canadian vote, and many on the left and right have attacked the ultra-nationalist tilt of the "democratic" groups in Ukraine or called for isolationism to be the only proper Canadian stance.
Egyptian-Iranian relations were dormant, and Egyptian-Turkish relations were progressing tepidly.
Soon it would be insufficient merely to be "tolerant"--warily accepting, blithely indifferent, mildly amused, tepidly supportive, according to taste.
I've tepidly tried mobile commerce--paid for coffee with an app, texted back an ok to pay my mobile phone bill, and instantly ordered books on my tablet.
Microsoft's own mobile gadget, the Surface tablet, has sold tepidly since it was launched last year.
5 million dollars to the second spot and the teen fantasy 'Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,' opened tepidly in third with 9.
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The fall-off might be attributable to the increased percentage of facilities that are outsourcing these operations: these newer clients might be starting off tepidly, diluting the overall estimate.
Lest anyone think Snedeker, 32, will approach Sunday tepidly, listen to his final comments to reporters Saturday evening.