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 for warm
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Warm \Warm\, a. [Compar. Warmer; superl. Warmest.] [AS.
     wearm; akin to OS., OFries., D., & G. warm, Icel. varmr, Sw.
     & Dan. varm, Goth. warmjan to warm; probably akin to Lith.
     virti to cook, boil; or perhaps to Skr. gharma heat, OL.
     formus warm. ???, ???.]
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     1. Having heat in a moderate degree; not cold as, warm milk.
        "Whose blood is warm within." --Shak.
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              Warm and still is the summer night.   --Longfellow.
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     2. Having a sensation of heat, esp. of gentle heat; glowing.
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     3. Subject to heat; having prevalence of heat, or little or
        no cold weather; as, the warm climate of Egypt.
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     4. Fig.: Not cool, indifferent, lukewarm, or the like, in
        spirit or temper; zealous; ardent; fervent; excited;
        sprightly; irritable; excitable.
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              Mirth, and youth, and warm desire!    --Milton.
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              Each warm wish springs mutual from the heart.
                                                    --Pope.
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              They say he's warm man and does not care to be mad?
              mouths at.                            --Addison.
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              I had been none of the warmest of partisans.
                                                    --Hawthor??.
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     5. Violent; vehement; furious; excited; passionate; as, a
        warm contest; a warm debate.
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              Welcome, daylight; we shall have warm work on't.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     6. Being well off as to property, or in good circumstances;
        forehanded; rich. [Colloq.]
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              Warm householders, every one of them. --W. Irving.
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              You shall have a draft upon him, payable at sight:
              and let me tell you he as warm a man as any within
              five miles round him.                 --Goldsmith.
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     7. In children's games, being near the object sought for;
        hence, being close to the discovery of some person, thing,
        or fact concealed. [Colloq.]
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              Here, indeed, young Mr. Dowse was getting "warm," ??
              children say at blindman's buff.      --Black.
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     8. (Paint.) Having yellow or red for a basis, or in their
        composition; -- said of colors, and opposed to cold which
        is of blue and its compounds.
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     Syn: Ardent; zealous; fervent; glowing; enthusiastic;
          cordial; keen; violent; furious; hot.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Warm \Warm\, n.
     The act of warming, or the state of being warmed; a warming;
     a heating. [Colloq.] --Dickens.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Warm \Warm\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warmed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Warming.] [AS. wearmian. See Warm, a.]
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     1. To communicate a moderate degree of heat to; to render
        warm; to supply or furnish heat to; as, a stove warms an
        apartment.
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              Then shall it [an ash tree] be for a man to burn;
              for he will take thereof and warm himself. --Isa.
                                                    xliv 15
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              Enough to warm, but not enough to burn.
                                                    --Longfellow.
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     2. To make engaged or earnest; to interest; to engage; to
        excite ardor or zeal; to enliven.
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              I formerly warmed my head with reading controversial
              writings.                             --Pope.
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              Bright hopes, that erst bosom warmed. --Keble.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Warm \Warm\, v. i. [AS. wearmian.]
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     1. To become warm, or moderately heated; as, the earth soon
        warms in a clear day summer.
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              There shall not be a coal to warm at. --Isa. xlvii.
                                                    14.
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     2. To become ardent or animated; as, the speake? warms as he
        proceeds.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  warm
      adv 1: in a warm manner; "warmly dressed"; "warm-clad skiers"
             [syn: warmly, warm]
      adj 1: having or producing a comfortable and agreeable degree of
             heat or imparting or maintaining heat; "a warm body"; "a
             warm room"; "a warm climate"; "a warm coat" [ant: cool]
      2: psychologically warm; friendly and responsive; "a warm
         greeting"; "a warm personality"; "warm support" [ant: cool]
      3: (color) inducing the impression of warmth; used especially of
         reds and oranges and yellows; "warm reds and yellows and
         orange" [ant: cool]
      4: having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate
         children"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender
         glance"; "a warm embrace" [syn: affectionate, fond,
         lovesome, tender, warm]
      5: freshly made or left; "a warm trail"; "the scent is warm"
         [syn: strong, warm]
      6: easily aroused or excited; "a quick temper"; "a warm temper"
         [syn: quick, warm]
      7: characterized by strong enthusiasm; "ardent revolutionaries";
         "warm support" [syn: ardent, warm]
      8: characterized by liveliness or excitement or disagreement; "a
         warm debate"
      9: uncomfortable because of possible danger or trouble; "made
         things warm for the bookies"
      10: of a seeker; near to the object sought; "you're getting
          warm"; "hot on the trail"
      v 1: get warm or warmer; "The soup warmed slowly on the stove"
           [syn: warm, warm up]
      2: make warm or warmer; "The blanket will warm you"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  396 Moby Thesaurus words for "warm":
     Christian, Christlike, Christly, Titian, Titian-red, abandoned,
     ablaze, abounding in riches, affable, affectionate, affluent,
     afire, amiable, animate, annoy, approaching, approximate,
     approximating, ardent, arm-in-arm, arouse, awake, awaken, benign,
     benignant, big-rich, blood-hot, blood-warm, blow the coals,
     blow up, boiling, boiling over, breathless, bricky, brotherly,
     buggy, bugs, burning, burning with excitement, calid, call forth,
     call up, cardinal, carmine, carnation, carnelian, cerise, chafe,
     cheek-by-jowl, cherry, cherry-colored, cherry-red, chromatic,
     close, cold, colorific, coloring, comfortable, comfy, committed,
     commodious, compassionate, contented, convenient, cook, cool,
     cordial, cozy, crimson, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, damask, decent,
     dedicated, delirious, detectable, determinable, devoted, devout,
     dichromatic, discernible, disclosable, discoverable,
     disgustingly rich, drunk, dynamize, earnest, easeful, easy,
     electric-heat, electrify, emphatic, energize, enkindle, enliven,
     enrage, enthusiastic, equatorial, excite, excited, exciting,
     exhilarate, exposable, exuberant, faithful, fan, fan the fire,
     fan the flame, fat, febrile, feed the fire, ferruginous, fervent,
     fervid, fevered, feverish, fiery, findable, fire, fire up,
     fire-red, flame, flame-colored, flame-red, flaming, flush, flushed,
     foment, fraternal, frenzy, friendly, frightfully rich, galvanize,
     gas-heat, generous, genial, glowing, good, gracious, gules,
     gung ho, hand-in-hand, harmonious, hearten, heartfelt, hearty,
     heat, heated, hectic, henna, het up, homelike, homely, homey,
     hospitable, hot, hot up, hot-air-heat, hot-blooded, hot-water-heat,
     human, humane, impassion, impassioned, in earnest, in funds,
     in rut, in the money, incarmined, incarnadine, incense, incite,
     independent, independently rich, independently wealthy, inflame,
     inflamed, infrared, infuriate, intense, intent, intent on,
     intimate, intoxicated, invigorate, iron-red, jazz up, keen, key up,
     kind, kindhearted, kindle, kindly, kindly-disposed, lake-colored,
     laky, lateritious, lather up, liberal, light the fuse, light up,
     lipstick, lived-in, lively, liven, loaded, lobster-red, loving,
     loyal, luke, lukewarm, lurid, luxurious, madden, madder,
     made of money, many-colored, maroon, matching, medley, mild,
     miniate, moneyed, monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, motley,
     move, mull, near, near the mark, nearing, nearish, neighborly,
     nice, nigh, nighish, nutty, on fire, oofy, open, openhearted,
     opulent, outgoing, overexcite, overheat, parti-colored, passionate,
     peaceful, pep up, perfervid, perk up, pigmentary, polychromatic,
     port-wine, preheat, prismatic, propinque, prosperous, provided for,
     provoking, proximal, proximate, puce, quicken, rainbow, receptive,
     recook, red, red-dyed, red-hot, red-ink, red-looking, redden,
     reddened, reddish, reddish-amber, reheat, relaxing, reposeful,
     resolute, responsive, restful, rich, rich as Croesus,
     rolling in money, room-temperature, roomy, rouge, rouse, rubicund,
     rubify, rubiginous, rubric, rubricose, ruby, ruby-colored,
     ruby-red, ruddied, ruddle, ruddy, rufescent, rufous, rust,
     rust-red, rusty, scarlet, seething, serious, set astir,
     set fire to, set on fire, sexually excited, side-by-side, sincere,
     snap up, snug, soft, softhearted, spectral, spirited, spottable,
     stammel, steam, steam up, steaming, steamy, stimulate, stimulating,
     stir, stir the blood, stir the embers, stir the feelings, stir up,
     stirring, stoke up, subtropical, summery, summon up, sunny,
     sunshiny, superheat, sympathetic, sympathizing, temperate, tender,
     tenderhearted, tepefy, tepid, thermal, thermic, tile-red,
     tinctorial, tingent, toasty, toning, tropical, turn on, unfrozen,
     unrestrained, urgent, variegated, vehement, vermilion, vicinal,
     vigorous, vinaceous, vitalize, wake, wake up, waken,
     wallowing in wealth, warm as toast, warm over, warm the blood,
     warm up, warmhearted, warmish, wealthy, welcoming,
     well provided for, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do,
     whip up, white-hot, wholehearted, wine, wine-colored, wine-red,
     work into, work up, zealous, zip up
  
  

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