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tepid

(tĕp′ĭd) [L. tepidus, lukewarm]
Slightly warm; lukewarm.
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Results: This study reviewed mainly the effect of tepid massage on temperature compared with the use of antipyretics, along with other adverse effects in relation with fever management.
"Owing to tepid growth in the first half of 2017-18, the lingering effects of demonetisation in November 2016, transitory challenges of a new tax system, and some risks to agriculture stemming from a spotty monsoon in 2017, the economy is now expected to grow by 6.7 percent, slower than the 7 percent forecast in the (September) Update," ADB said in a supplement to its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) today.
The CBI said the "tepid trading conditions" were taking their toll on hiring and investment, with the survey showing employment within the sector declined in the year to May for the second quarter in a row and is set to fall again in the year to June.
"It is a growth but it is a tepid growth because the recovery that we see in the United States, Europe and a little bit in Japan as well could be bigger," she said.
During the tepid recovery, consumption growth was not uniformly distributed either: 20 states experienced weak consumption growth (positive growth rates lower than 8 percent), while consumption grew at rates above 8 percent in the remaining states.
TyRAN (CyHAN)- Albania's economy will stay on a low-growth trajectory in 2015 due to large government debt and a tepid economic outlook, a market research company said Monday.
Leave the mask for 10 minutes and then wash your face with tepid water.
Stocks maintained gains after a monthly measure of home builder confidence rose a tepid 1 point to 47 in March, with the latest reading still below 50, the line between positive and negative on the survey released by the National Association of Home Builders.
Summary: The Lebanese real estate sector witnessed tepid signs of recovery during the month of September 2013, with the number of transactions increasing to 5,993, up from 5,756 transactions in August, according to the Finance Ministry.
NEW YORK -- A tepid jobs report Friday barely dented a summer rally on the stock market.
Summary: Egypt's central bank left its main overnight interest rates unchanged as expected on Thursday, as economic growth remains tepid more than two years after the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak.
Carlsbad, CA, March 19, 2013 --(PR.com)-- There is nothing worse than drinking flat, tepid juice when what you really want is something delicious, chilled and refreshing.