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tepid

moderately warm to the touch.

tepid

(tĕp′ĭd) [L. tepidus, lukewarm]
Slightly warm; lukewarm.
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It was Obama's first explicit call for Assad to resign and came after weeks of divisions within his administration and mounting criticism from many in Congress, advocates of Syrian democracy and others that the US and other powers had responded too tepidly to the violent suppression of the protests.
looks at the tragedies he wrote that were received tepidly and soon forgotten.
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Optimists have tepidly hailed the jirga as a success while others have called it a political ploy by Karzai to get back some of his lost credibility.