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Warmth


WARMNESS, WARMTH noun

1. Gentle heat; as the WARMTH of the blood.

2. Zeal; ardor; fervor; as the WARMTH of love or of piety.

3. Earnestness; eagerness. The cause of the Greeks has been espoused with WARMTH by all parties in free countries.

4. Excitement; animation; as the WARMTH of passion. The preacher declaimed with great WARMTH against the vices of the age.

5. Fancifulness; enthusiasm; as the WARMTH of head.

6. In painting, the fiery effect given to a red color by a small addition of yellow.