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Warm, adj. having heat in a moderate degree: “the sun shines w.” Ven. 193. “your cake is w.” Err. III, 1, 71. “w. distilled waters,” Shr. Ind. 1, 48. “will put thy shirt on w.” Tim. IV, 3, 223. “thou out of heaven's benediction comest to the w. sun,” Lr. II, 2, 169 (proverbial, == to quit a better thing for a worse). Oftenest used of the temperature of animal life: Sonn. 2, 14. Tp. II, 2, 35. Meas. III, 1, 120. Err. IV, 4, 34. Merch. I, 1, 83. Shr. V, 2, 151. Wint. III, 3, 76. V, 3, 35. V, 3, 35 V, 3, 35 John III, 4, 132. V, 2, 59. H6C V, 1, 55. R3 V, 2, 9. Troil. IV, 5, 118. Tit. II, 4, 22. III, 1, 20. V, 3, 153. Rom. II, 5, 12. V, 3, 167. V, 3, 167 V, 3, 167 Lr. II, 4, 271. Ant. III, 1, 6. “a furred gown to keep him w.” Meas. III, 2, 9. “if he have wit enough to keep himself w.” Ado I, 1, 69. “am I not wise? Yes; keep you w.” Shr. II, 268. “well summered and w. kept,” H5 V, 2, 335. Lr. II, 4, 273. III, 4, 179. Oth. III, 3, 78. Per. II, 1, 84.
In a moral sense, == 1) ardent, passionate: “the w. approach of sweet desire,” Ven. 386. “the w. effects which she in him finds missing,” Ven. 386 cf. Wint. III, 3, 76. 2) at ease, having or giving an agreeable sensation: “such a commodity of w. slaves,” H4A IV, 2, 19. “he's not yet through w.; force him with praises,” Troil. II, 3, 232. “he has it now, and by his looks methinks 'tis w. at's heart,” Cor. II, 3, 160.(*)
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